On July 15, employees of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) together with the experts from the explosive technical service within the Interior Ministry and servicemen of the Sokil special sub-unit of the Interior Ministry uncovered an ammunition depot abandoned by the terrorists in one of the training corps of the National Air College of Sloviansk (Donetsk Oblast), as stated by the SBU’s press-center.
They discovered 24 boxes containing shells of 37 mm caliber, as well as more than a hundred other empty boxes previously storing ammunition for various types of weaponry: Man-portable air-defense systems (MANPADS), anti-personnel fragmentation grenades, grenades for grenade launchers and for small arms, etc.
“Packing lists were found in some of those boxes, indicating where this ammunition originated from, Russian military unit numbers, as well as the surnames of all the Russian Armed Forces servicemen who were responsible for their storage,” stated the (SBU).
“One of the packing lists specified the military unit number – 33859, as well as its location: the town of Yeysk, located in the Krasnodar Krai, Russia (Anti-Aircraft Warfare training center 726 of the Russian Armed Forces),” SBU remarked.
“Currently the Security Service of Ukraine is taking measures to determine the identity of those involved in bringing in the aforementioned ammunition onto the Ukrainian territory,” added the SBU.
Earlier, MIA counselor Affairs Zoryan Shkyriak told about setting up additional subdivisions of the criminal investigation employees to detect hidden subversives and terrorists in the liberated towns of Eastern Ukraine.
Translated by Dasha Darchuk, edited by Alya Shandra