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Leokadia. There were 110 of them underground. It took them two days to get all of them to the training ground

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The excavator operator found objects resembling unexploded ordnance. A police pyrotechnician confirmed that these were artillery shells, and more may be in the ground. This was confirmed by sappers who recovered over 100 more of them. The operation of transporting unexploded ordnance to the training ground lasted two days.

On Friday, a man was digging a trench to strengthen foil tunnels in Leokadiów in the Puławy commune. At one point he came across metal objects resembling unexploded ordnance. The owner of the field notified the police. A policeman from the mines and pyrotechnics reconnaissance group arrived at the scene.

“They secured the area day and night”

– It turned out that the excavated items were artillery shells, and more may be in the ground. The police secured the finds until the demining patrol arrived at the site. Sappers checked the area and recovered over a hundred more bullets. There were 110 of them in total, and the operation of transporting them to the training ground lasted two days. At that time, the police took care of security and secured the area against access by unauthorized persons day and night – says Commissioner Ewa Rejn-Kozak, press officer of the police in Puławy, in a press release.

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SEE: World War II arsenal on a property in the middle of the forest.

There were 110 missiles underground and they were taken to the training ground for two daysPuławy police

We appeal for caution and remind you that found unexploded ordnance should not be touched or attempted to be moved. It is also important to protect the place where the unexploded ordnance or unexploded bomb was found against accidental access by people unaware of the threats until the arrival of the appropriate services.

Main photo source: Puławy police

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