Ammunition depository of the Great Patriotic War was discovered in Bykhov district. The information is provided by the press service of Mogilev region office of the State Control Committee.
The depository was found by the village of Chechevichi during investigation operations by the officers of Bykhov district department of Mogilev region office of the State Control Committee. The depositary contained 79 artillery shells (45 mm calibre), 33 shells of 75 mm caliber, one shell of 85 mm caliber, 32 bombs, 22 grenades, about one thousand cartridges of 7.62 caliber. Trotyl equivalent of all the ammunition is 77 kg. The ammunition was exploded at the ordnance yard by the combat-engineering group of military unit 5523.
Mogilev region office of the State Control Committee reminds about article 295 of the Criminal Law of Belarus according to which illegal activity referring to ammunition is punished by a twelve-year imprisonment.