Ukrainian colonel: Two trains with mercenaries and weapons arrive in Debaltseve

22:15, 18 March 2015
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Pro-Russian militants are hiding up to 10 Grad multiple rocket launchers in the forest belt along a road from Horlivka to Vuhlehirsk.


Deputy Head of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions Colonel Valentyn Fedychev announced this information, according to Ukrainian online newspaper Ukrainska Pravda.

What is more, he said, two military trains consisting of 40 railway cars with militants and armored vehicles on board arrived at the railway station of Debaltseve in the early hours of March 16.

"Members of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic are being trained at a combat training center located in Starobesheve, Donetsk region," Fedychev added.

The colonel announced yesterday that militants were hiding tanks and self-propelled artillery systems in territory of Horlivka-based Stirol Concern.

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