Spent smoke mines were discovered on the beach in Ustka (Pomeranian Voivodeship). Sappers worked on the spot, who secured them and transported them for disposal. We received information along with photos and a video on Contact 24.
Magdalena Kierzkowska, spokeswoman for the Maritime Office in Gdynia, said that the actions concerned the notification of objects resembling military objects, which was received on August 16.
– Military remains were discovered on the eastern part of the beach in Ustka. This morning, the 13th Minesweeper Squadron from Gdynia and the sapper patrol from Lębork carried out activities to remove the items, she informed.
There was no threat
She added that these were used smoke mines, which did not pose a threat to bystanders. – Items were secured and transported by earthworks by sappers for disposal. A section of the beach was shut down for a while, but there was no need to evacuate. Operations ended by 10 am. There was no need to conduct operations at sea, she said.
She emphasized that the objects probably came from a nearby training ground where military exercises are being conducted.
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