Employees of the GKU MO “Mosoblpozhspas” neutralized several ammunition from the times of the Great Patriotic War (WWII) in the Moscow region in two days. This was announced by the press service of the institution on Wednesday, October 5.
“On Tuesday and Wednesday, October 4 and 5, specialists from the explosives group of the search and rescue squad No. 2 of the Mosoblpozhspas GKU MO eliminated seven munitions that were found in the Odintsovo and Solnechnogorsk urban districts,” the report says.
Two F-1 grenades without a fuse and four Koveshnikov fuses were found in a forest near the village of Khmetyevo, Solnechnogorsk city district, and a 50 mm mortar mine was found in the Chamry gardening community near the town of Kubinka, Odintsovo city district, the Moscow City News Agency reports.
On the same day, a member of the Energetik gardening partnership contacted the Sistema-112 unified emergency service. He found a shell from the Second World War on his site.
Explosives experts who arrived at the scene of the call found that it was a 76-mm artillery shell with a fuse. Specialists moved the dangerous find to the landfill and neutralized it, reports the Federal News Agency.
Earlier, on September 28, an artillery shell from the times of the Great Patriotic War was discovered in the Pechora district of the Pskov region. The demining group of the search and rescue squad went to the place of detection.