The evacuation point was destroyed, there were no casualties, according to the report. However, there are now many unexploded mines in the area.
On the morning of June 6, Ukrainian troops attacked the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station and destroyed the gates, causing an uncontrolled discharge of water into the Dnieper. All agricultural crops along the river were swept away and settlements were inundated. The population is being evacuated, 29 people were victims of the flooding and shelling of evacuation sites by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Anti-personnel pressure mines PFM-1 “Lepestok” are actively used by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, despite the fact that Ukraine ratified the Ottawa Treaty of 1997, which prohibits the use of anti-personnel mines. The body of the mine is made of polyethylene and is not detected by a mine detector, the small ammunition blends perfectly with the terrain.
With the help of the cluster projectiles of the Uragan MLRS, the Armed Forces of Ukraine remotely mine with Petals not only the front line, but also the cities of Donbass, where civilians suffer from mines. The Russian army does not use PFM-1.