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Military engineers detected 155 explosive objects in Copceac (video)

Chisinau, December 9, 2022 — The demining team of the “Dacia” Motorized Infantry Brigade identified in the center of Copceac, Ceadir Lunga district, more than 155 explosive objects — artillery projectiles, hand grenades, grenade launchers and cartridges.

Military engineers were active in the area between 02 and 08 December, current, and established that the munitions were from the period of the Second World War and presented a danger to the population.

The explosive objects were transported and destroyed under maximum security conditions.

It should be noted that, since the beginning of the current year, the National Army officers have executed over 170 demining missions, neutralizing 649 explosive objects of various types and over 13 thousand cartridges.

NOTE: The Ministry of Defense warns that in areas where ammunition exists or is assumed to exist, citizens are asked to notify the local authorities. In case of detection of unidentified explosive objects, it is categorically forbidden to touch the munitions with hands or other objects, to hit or move the munitions found in the ground or on the surface, to dismantle the warheads or other components.

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