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Law enforcers in the southern Ukrainian city of Odesa discovered a cache with surface-to-air missiles, the local Police Department has told UNIAN.

The find was a result of a special operation involving police, the SBU security service, and the prosecutors, the report says.

Local PD chief Dmytro Holovy says the ammo was kept in a concealed storage inside a private garage.

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"These are explosive devices: jet-propellant solid-fuel surface-to-air missiles, Alazan-2m and Kristall 1,2,3 type anti-MLRS missile systems. A total of 18 missiles was discovered," Holovyn noted.

According to the police official, priority investigative actions are being carried out on the scene.