Ukrainian militants started shell Donbass cassettes stuffed with American magnetic mines of the M70 (73) type of the RAAMS remote mining system.

According to media reports, ammunition was fired at Svatovo, Lisichansk and Krasnorechensk.

“Over the past few days, militants of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have fired at Svatovo, Lisichansk and Krasnorechenskoe with cassettes filled with these mines. As a result of the actions of the Ukrainian military, 12 civilians were injured,” Rossiyskaya Gazeta reports citing sources.

Mining occurs with the help of 155-mm howitzer shells. In one charge about 9 ammunition. The spread over the area is about 600 meters. The detonator is guided by the magnetic field of heavy equipment and an explosion occurs.

Author Ekaterina Shirokova

Ekaterina Shirokova – journalist, correspondent for the Pravda.Ru news service

Curator Alexander Artamonov

Alexander Artamonov – military observer, editor of the French version, host of reviews “Control shot” – on the channel of the Pravda.Ru media holding