In St. Petersburg the day defused six rounds of WWII

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in fotomonster with a service dog. Archival photoIn St. Petersburg the day defused six rounds of WWII© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

Six shells of times of the great Patriotic war defused during the day, in the Pushkin district of St. Petersburg engineering-technical Department OMON of Regardie in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Department.

«The twenty-fifth of may, residents of the Pushkin district of St. Petersburg three times reported the discovery of the shells during the war. So, at 18:15 specialists of Riot police went to the village of Alexander, where was discovered 76-mm shells from the Soviet divisional guns», — stated in the message.

An hour later the security guard of one of the organizations located in the town of Pushkin, announced that it will indicate where citizens in the field found a suspicious object caught in the end, the 82-millimeter mine for firing from Soviet mortar battalion during the war. And in 22 hours the group engineering Department Riot police headed to the area of the memorial complex «Pulkovo abroad», where near the monument was discovered some ammunition in a state of corrosion.

«The survey vzryvotehniki have determined that it is four different projectile, including: a 76-millimeter shell from a Soviet divisional and anti-tank gun, 100 mm field gun BS-3, shell of caliber of 105 millimeters for German light field howitzer and 152-millimeter howitzer shell to the cannon ML-20», — said the press service.

The Ministry noted that in all three cases, the ammunition of the great Patriotic war were stuffed with explosives had detonators and despite the condition of strong corrosion, carried the real threat of explosion.

Threat findings of the Pushkin district adopted for the destruction of military engineers.

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