Huge arms cache discovered in Luhansk region

13:40, 16 September 2015
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Officers of the Security Service of Ukraine together with the regional police have discovered one of the largest ever revealed consignments of arms in Luhansk region.


During an inspection of premises of the meat processing plant in the village of Polovynkyne, law enforcers discovered 50 different kinds of weapons.

Security officials seized anti-missile systems, four anti-tank guided missiles, an anti-aircraft machine gun, two machine-automatic grenade launchers, five hand-held antitank grenade launchers, Kalashnikov machine guns, 68 mortar shells, over 400 packages with ranged charge, nearly 500 major propellants, 1,200 fragment ammunition for grenade launchers, four anti-tank mines, 60 grenades of different types, TNT blocks and 22,000 cartridges of various calibers.

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