OSCE again spots Grad multiple rocket launchers in Donbas

13:18, 07 May 2019
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"On May 3, an SMM mini-UAV spotted seven multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) (BM-21 Grad, 122mm) in a training area near Miusynsk (62km south-west of Luhansk) and eight MLRS (BM-21) near Sadovyi (57km south-west of Luhansk)," the OSCE SMM said in an update based on information received as of 19:30 on May 5, 2019.

"On May 4, the SMM saw five tanks (T-72), five self-propelled howitzers (2S1 Gvozdika, 122mm), 10 towed howitzers (five D-30 and five 2A65 Msta-B, 152mm), five MLRS (BM-21), five surface-to-air missile systems (9K35 Strela-10) and two anti-tank missiles (9K111 Fagot, 122mm) in the center of Luhansk city," the report said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, members of the OSCE SMM to Ukraine reported they had spotted a build-up of Russia-led forces' heavy weapons near the ruined airport in the occupied city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine.

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