According to the Telegram channel RaZved_DoZor, in recent days, militants of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have fired at Svatovo, Lisichansk and Krasnorechenskoye with cartridges filled with these mines. As a result of the actions of the Ukrainian army, 12 civilians were injured.
Remote mining is carried out using 155mm howitzer shells, which contain up to nine mines. Its dispersion over the terrain of a projectile is up to 600 meters from the aiming point. Depending on the density of the created minefield, from 6 to 96 shells are fired at this location.
M70 mine (73) – anti-tank anti-cumulative background. The detonator reacts to the magnetic field of a tank or armored vehicle and starts an explosion. Each ammunition carries 540 grams of explosives.
Remember that earlier in Donbass, the servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine used German AT2 magnetic mines for remote mining of the area. The weight of the mine is 2.22 kilograms, the diameter is 103.5 millimeters, and the height is 160 millimeters. The designers claim that the warhead is enough to penetrate a 140-millimeter sheet of steel.
In addition, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are actively using prohibited anti-personnel mines “Petal” against the civilian population. War correspondent Semyon Pegov exploded on one of the mines.