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Today, the group on duty of mine of a separate marine engineering regiment of the Northern fleet destroyed 127 pieces of 40-mm and 105-mm artillery shells, discovered the day before in the Valley of Glory on the Kola Peninsula.

Ammunition were found at the sites of the bloodiest battles in the Arctic during the great Patriotic war. Experts estimate that German shells. Some of them were the year of manufacture – 1936.

Explosive items were destroyed in place of detection by blasting with TNT blocks. District of detonation of ordnance that were in a deserted place, was cordoned off by the police.

The number of explosive discoveries of the great Patriotic war in Murmansk region traditionally increases in the spring and summer after the snow cover. Mostly old ammunition found by mushroom pickers and tourists in the field of past battles in the Kandalaksha and Pechenga areas. From the beginning, engineers of the Northern fleet was disposed of about 300 of such findings.

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