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Defence Intelligence: Russia is mining the Kherson region with ammunition made in the 50s of the last century

09 Jun, 2022
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Defence Intelligence: Russia is mining the Kherson region with ammunition made in the 50s of the last century

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As a result of a successful counterattack by the defenders of Ukraine in the Kherson direction, the occupiers lost part of the temporarily occupied territories and suffered losses in manpower and equipment.

Trying to stop the Ukrainian soldiers, the Russian invaders urgently built additional lines of defense, mined the territory and created engineering barriers.

A convoy of Russian military trucks with Soviet mines, manufactured in the 1950s, recently arrived in the occupied Kherson region. The ammunition was stored in warehouses in the Rostov region and was prepared for destruction. After appropriating the funds for disposal, the Russian command transferred the dangerous cargo to the advanced units of the invaders to mine the defensive positions.

When trying to set up mine barriers, several sappers-occupiers from the battalion tactical group 7 of the military base of the 49th General Army of the Southern Military District (unit 09332) of the Russian occupation troops had already exploded on old ammunition.

With military police and FSB officers working at the blast sites, the BTG command agreed that this would be classified as an accident. Families of sappers will not receive payments for the death of relatives of the occupiers.


The Odessa Journal

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