Arms cache revealed in Mariupol set up for terrorist group

18:45, 28 February 2019
Ukraine
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Operatives of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) who are part of Ukraine's Joint Forces deployed in Donbas to repel Russian aggression discovered in Donetsk region a cache full of weapons and ammunition n intended for the use in acts of sabotage and terrorist attacks.

SBU along with the local police forces discovered the arsenal in a private garage in the strategic port city of Mariupol, according to the SBU press service.

"Law enforcers seized from the cache a Russian-made special submachine gun with a silencer, a Kalashnikov assault rifle, a Margolin pistol, a Luger P38 pistol, two RPG-26 anti-tank grenade launchers, 3,000 5.45mm rounds, 1,000 9mm rounds, 10 RGD-5 and F-1 grenades with fuses, POM2r mine, four kilos of TNT and a remote detonator," the report says.

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Security operatives established that the garage where the cache had been set up belongs to a resident of Kherson region, who is currently in Russia.

“Seized weapons and ammunition have been sent for examination” the SBU said, adding that further investigation is underway.

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