Russia deploys more Grads, tanks in Donbas by rail: Intel

13:40, 19 July 2016
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Ukrainian military intelligence has spotted more than 30 flatcars with tanks and Grad multiple rocket missile systems being deployed from Russia in east Ukraine.


“The arrival of trains with weapons and military equipment, fuel, lubricants and ammunition from the territory of the Russian Federation is recorded at the Donetsk-2 railway station (north-eastern part of Donetsk),” the Main Directorate of Intelligence of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry wrote on Facebook.

“30 flatcars with tanks and self-propelled artillery, railcars with military servicemen, and tanks with fuel and lubricants,” the report read.

Read alsoRussia plotting offensive operations in Donbas - TurchynovTen tanks with 500 tonnes of diesel have arrived at Khartsizk. Another six tanks with 300 tonnes of diesel have reached Ilovaysk, along with the flatcars containing military equipment (two self-propelled artillery systems, three 122mm MLRS Grad launchers and two APCs).

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