Russian munitions found hidden in schools in liberated Mykolaiv Oblast
Russian ammo found hidden in schools in Mykolaiv Oblast (Photo:ssu.gov.ua)
Ukraine's SBU security service revealed that it discovered Russian weapons caches in liberated portions of Mykolaiv Oblast, the SBU press service said on Nov. 16.
The caches contained hundreds of anti-tank weapons, artillery shells, and combat grenades, the SBU reported. Additional caches containing explosions were also discovered inside social facilities, such as hospitals and schools.
During a large-scale operation in the recently liberated town of Snihurivka, Bashtanka district, SBU officers found the following ordnance in two days alone:
- more than 200 tank shells
- more than 100 mines
- eight artillery shells and ammunition for an autocannon
- 15 rounds for anti-tank missile systems
- 13 F-1 combat grenades
- four units of automatic weapons, including machine guns
- more than 15,000 rounds of ammunition of various calibers.
The enemy built the caches to create a reserve for Russian occupation groupings and conduct sabotage in Ukraine’s south, the SBU said.
The seized munitions were handed over to the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
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