In the Luhansk and Donetsk regions, employees of the Security Services of Ukraine (SSU), together with Ukrainian military, border guards and police, found two stores with a large number of munitions.
As reported by the press center of the SSU, on the outskirts of Popasna in the Luhansk region, law enforcement officers found a cache under a private house.
Security forces seized an anti-tank mine ТМ-62 with fuses, a high-explosive tank shell, a 200-gram TNT block and nearly two hundred Kalashnikov rifle rounds with Russian markings in a cache.
According to the information provided by the special services, the cache was intended for a subversive group of the so-called LPR, which was planning to blow up the Severodonetsk – Popasna railway.
In Bakhmut, Donetsk region, employees of the Security Service of Ukraine found a store in an abandoned house where nineteen F-1 grenades, RGD-5 hand-grenades with fuses, and nearly four hundred Makarov pistol rounds were seized.
In both cases, criminal proceedings under article 263 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine have been initiated.