As reported by Censor.NET citing Krasnoarmiisk police station, Dobropillia police station received a call from the head of Mertsalove railway station, reporting on a bomb-looking object planted underneath the track near Novyi Donbas village.
A Dobropillia police station investigative team has arrived at the scene.
On examination, the object turned out to be a World War II 50-mm shell connected to a power element with a 50-m wire.
The train traffic is temporarily suspended. The police is guarding the area with the dangerous object while explosion experts are taking measures to neutralize it.