Russian troops use CS gas grenades in Ukraine — General Staff
K-51 hand-held tear gas grenades are carried by enemy drones (Photo:General Staff/Facebook)
Russian invaders use hand grenades with chemical agents against Ukrainian troops, Ukraine's General Staff reported on its Facebook page on Oct. 12.
"Using unmanned aerial vehicles, the enemy has attempted to hit our staff with hand CS gas grenades K-51," the General Staff said.
According to the source, Ukrainian troops in Zaporizhzhia region managed to jam a drone that was carrying a K-51 grenade with a strong chemical agent.
This is a violation of the rules of warfare, it said.
Ukrainian authorities reported another Russian attack with the use of weapons containing chemicals – in the early hours of Oct. 12, Russian troops shelled Nikopol with incendiary ammunition, the head of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast’s Nikopol district administration, Yevhen Yevtushenko, said.
As a result, three people, including a child, were heavily injured.
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