The Bulgarian Military Destroyed a Mine found on the Beach in Obzor

Defense | January 3, 2023, Tuesday // 14:27|  views


Military personnel from the Naval Forces (VMS) destroyed today, January 3, an unexploded ordnance found on the beach in the town of Obzor, Burgas Region.

At 10:50 p.m. last night, the Maritime Operations Center of the Navy received a request from the regional governor of Burgas for the assistance of Navy specialists in identifying and possibly destroying an object resembling a mine found on the beach.

A formation for reconnaissance, transportation and destruction of unexploded ordnance from the Naval Base - Varna, led by Captain III rank Ilia Stoychev, inspected the discovered object, which was classified as an old heavily corroded anti-landing mine. The mine was destroyed on site, with the area cordoned off, with strict observance of safety measures.

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