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 SMM observed missing heavy weapons in holding areas

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission revisited heavy weapons holding areas of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the 'LPR', and the 'DPR'.

Censor.NET reports citing Gordon

The SMM observed 15 self-propelled howitzers (2S1 Gvozdika SPH, 122mm), 12 towed howitzers (D-30, 122mm), six anti-tank guns (T-12 Rapira, 100mm), and 11 MLRS (BM-21 Grad) at the 'LPR' military training area.

The SMM revisited five "DPR" heavy weapons holding areas, all in compliance with the weapon's withdrawal lines according to the Minsk Package. At one site, the SMM observed that three anti-tank guns (Rapira, 100mm) previously recorded were missing.

At a third site, the SMM observed that three MLRS (Grad BM-21, 122mm) had different serial numbers from those previously recorded and two previously recorded towed howitzers (D-30, 122mm) were missing.

The SMM revisited seven Ukrainian Armed Forces heavy weapons holding areas, all in compliance with the weapons' withdrawal lines according to the Minsk Package. At one site, the SMM observed that all previously recorded weapons were in situ. At the other six sites, the SMM observed that in total in all the six sites 17 previously recorded heavy weapons were missing.

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