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Sappers liquidated several explosive objects at Ștefan Vodă

11:20 | 20.09.2021 Category: Social

Chisinau, 20 September /MOLDPRES/- Soldiers of Codru Genius Battalion intervened on September 19 in Răscăieții-Vechi village, Ștefan Vodă district, where they neutralized 160 explosive objects and 2,221 cartridges.

Gheorghe Racu, the commander of the unit, said that among the ammunition found by the team of engineers were anti-personnel mines of German production, hand grenades of type F-1, RPG and RG-42, as well as UZRGM warheads.

He said the explosive devices, which posed an imminent danger to locals, were from World War II and were destroyed in maximum safety.

Data from the Ministry of Defense show that, since the beginning of September, over 250 ammunition and over 450 cartridges have been liquidated by the National Army engineers in the same region. Since the beginning of the year, more than 860 explosive objects have been destroyed by engineers throughout the country.

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