Over a hundred of people in hiding arrested in ATO area within four days

Source : 112 Ukraine

8 guns and more than a thousand of ammunition items were seized, - SBU
14:35, 16 March 2017

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118 people were detained in the frameworks of the counter sabotage measures in ATO zone. They were either on wanted list or could be involved in activity of “LNR”, “DNR” terrorist organizations. This was reported by the press service of the Security Service of Ukraine.

 “A number of people who are on wanted list were arrested: 77 of them were searched for criminal offenses and 17 – for administrative,” the agency says. Also, 44 of the detained people are being checked on their connections with illegal armed forces in Donbas.

At the same time, 8 guns, including two machine guns of 12, 7 caliber and 1379 of ammunition items were seized from the arrested, according to the SBU.

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“We also found ammunition and explosives arms cache in the woods near the highway of Popasna district. There were 9 grenade launchers, three anti-infantry mines, 1,5 kg of triton and detonators,” the agency reports.

These people were arrested by the workers of National Guard, State Guard Service SBU and National Police of Ukraine in the period of March 12 – 17.

Earlier it was reported that two Security Service workers busted upon bribery by NABU. They attempted to extort 50 thousand dollars.

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