Sunday, April 4, 2010

More than two hundred anti-personnel mines have been found in the Kherson Region (Ukraine)

April 4, 2010 (URA-INFORM news agency) In Kherson region, local residents at a distance of 1,5 m from the single-track railway discovered anti-personnel mines since the WWII. According to the press service of the Emergencies Ministry, until the evening sappers found 230 82-mm anti-personnel mines. Work on the extraction of ammunition resumed. At the scene works pyrotechnic team of Main emergency department in the Kherson region.
Not long ago nine mortar mines dated back to WWII were found in Konstantinivka Village of Kherson region in the private house holding during digging the well. The extraction and disposal will be carried out by the pyrotechnic team from the Main Directorate of the Ministry for Emergencies in Kherson Region.