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 OSCE records large numbers of military equipment near occupied Komsomolske

Special monitoring mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe continues recording the concentration of military equipment near the village of Komsomolske, controlled by the "DPR" militants.

As reported by Censor.NET citing UNIAN, this is announced in the mission's weekend report.

The SMM's drones continue recording the concentration of military equipment near the village of Komsomolske, controlled by the "DPR" militants (45 km south-east of Donetsk, 98 km north-east of Mariupol).

The SMM notes at least 14 main battle tanks, 40 armored personnel carriers and more than 40 military trucks on July 11,12. Also 16 military trucks, two tanks, one self-propelled howitzer (most likely 2C1 Gvozdika) were recorded in the neighboring area.

Read more: OSCE monitoring mission arrived to Mukacheve

July 11, in the village of Vesele (controlled by the "DPR") 5 km south of Komsomolske a drone recorded a 9K35 Strela-10 surface-to-air missile system. One tank was spotted on the territory controlled by Ukraine.

July 12, between Starohnativka (controlled by Ukraine) 52 km south of Donetsk and Bila Kamianka (controlled by the "DPR") also 52 km south of Donetsk a drone recorded exchange of tank fire. The incident involved three Ukrainian tanks and one "DPR" tank.

However, observers state that despite claiming completion of the heavy weaponry withdrawal, the mission saw three T-64 tanks from the "LPR" territory and a military armed group, located not far from the tanks.

Moreover, the OSCE instructors saw 14 T-64 tanks, three infantry fighting vehicles and 10 military trucks (KamAZ), loaded with ammunition, in the vicinity of an "LPR" militant training camp. Next day, the mission recorded 17 T-64 tanks, three infantry fighting vehicles and six military trucks, loaded with boxes of ammunition, in the same place.

Read more: Militants steadily build up forces near Komsomolsk - OSCE

 
 
 
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