Enemy forces launch remotely delivered mines by Ukrainian positions in Donbas – report

20:30, 16 January 2020
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Mines detonate once someone trips over one of the four thin nylon wires, up to 10 m long / Photo from UNIAN

"Russian armed groups are remotely delivering mines to the areas close to the positions of the Joint Forces between the settlements of Orikhove and Zolote-5," said the report, referring to data provided by the Ukrainian delegates to the Joint Ceasefire Control and Coordination Center.

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The Ukrainian side to the JCCC says the enemy employs POM-2 anti-personnel mines with a self-destruction period of four to 100 hours (an average of 23-24 hours).

It is noted that there are modifications of mines without self-destruction mode.

The enemy uses RPG-7 grenade launchers to launch modernized PG-7 RDGs.

"The kill zone is up to 16 meters. A mine detonates once someone trips over one of the four thin nylon wires, each 10 meters long," the report says.

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