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The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations neutralized 122 munitions from the times of the Great Patriotic War off the coast of Novorossiysk

As the press service of the emergency department told Komsomolskaya Pravda, divers from the Specialized Detachment of the Main Directorate of the Ministry for the city of Sevastopol were involved in underwater work. A consolidated division was created, which also included employees of the Main Directorate for the Krasnodar Territory.

In addition, the forces of the municipal system of the RSChS (Unified State System for the Prevention and Elimination of Emergencies), law enforcement officers, volunteers, and the Cossacks were involved.

“… A section of the seabed with an area of ​​​​more than 6,000 square meters was surveyed,” we read in the report of the rescuers, “the soil was washed out for access to ammunition, their identification and assessment of the state.”

A total of 122 munitions were found: 7 hand grenades, 75 mortars, 25 artillery shells, 4 air bombs, 11 incendiary bombs.

“In total, 4 watercraft, 70 personnel and 12 pieces of equipment were involved in the operation.” – the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia.

The operation proceeded normally. And this means – “no damage was done to the population, the infrastructure was not damaged.”

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