In the Kaliningrad region a man was killed by the explosion of ammunition of times of war

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in fotoreceptori ambulance. Archival photoIn the Kaliningrad region a man was killed by the explosion of ammunition of times of war© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

The man died from the explosion of ammunition of times of the great Patriotic war near the town of Mamonovo in the Kaliningrad region, told RIA Novosti acting senior assistant Director of SU TFR in the Kaliningrad region Olga Anisimova.

«On the part of the forest novoselovskiy forest on Tuesday was found the body of 39-year-old resident of Kaliningrad. According to preliminary data, worked ammunition of times of the great Patriotic war. At the scene now works investigative team, examined the area, performed verification activities», — said the representative office.

However eyewitnesses in social networks write about several residents of Kaliningrad went to the area of the ruins of old castle Balga in search of Antiques 2 Dec, one of the men never returned home.

Modern Kaliningrad oblast of the Russian Federation located on the territory of the former German province of East Prussia, which was the capital of Konigsberg. In the spring of 1945 during the East Prussian offensive of the Soviet troops here were fierce battles, weapons and ammunition still remain buried in the ground that attracts the «black diggers». After the Second world war the Northern part of East Prussia with Konigsberg (approximately one-third of the territory), according to the Potsdam agreement, withdrew from the Soviet Union, the other two — thirds of Poland.

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