Militant informant carrying explosives, satellite maps of Ukraine army positions detained in Donbas

14:20, 03 November 2017
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Operatives of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine have detained in Luhansk region an accomplice of terrorists equipped with explosives and satellite maps with marked positions of the Ukrainian military, the SBU's press center reports.

The law enforcers have established that the resident of Popasna was recruited by an "intelligence operative" of one of the gangs within the so-called "LPR" terrorist organization.

"At the directions of his supervisor, the man passed to militants information about the deployment and maneuvers of personnel and equipment of the Anti-Terrorist Operation forces," the report says.

Read alsoOSCE spots "DPR" militants with new shoulder patchesOperatives of the special services detained a man in his own house. During the search, 1 kg of TNT, two detonators, and five satellite maps with marked positions of the Ukrainian soldiers were found. According to the detainee's testimony, he had to keep the explosives left by unknown individuals until further instructions from his supervisor.

The man is now a suspect under Article 263 and Part 1 of Article 258-3 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The investigation is underway.

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