OSCE reports militants' military hardware amassed near Ukrainian-controlled Mariupol

23:37, 12 June 2015
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The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has registered a large amount of militants' military equipment and vehicles in the northeast of the Ukrainian-controlled city of Mariupol in Donetsk region.


"In a number of locations in "DPR" –controlled areas northeast of Mariupol, an SMM UAV spotted, inter alia, 14 main battle tanks (MBT), 48 armoured personnel carriers, and two engineering vehicles," the OSCE SMM said in its update on June 12 based on the information received as of 1930 Kyiv time on June 11, 2015.

An SMM ground patrol observed an additional MBT in the same general area.

What is more, further north – around "DPR"-controlled Ilovaisk (30km east-south-east of Donetsk) – an SMM UAV saw 32 military-type trucks.

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