SBU detained militants who blew up the bridge over the Seversky Donets

In Lysychansk detained two saboteurs who blew up a strategic bridge across the Seversky Donets river that connects the Severodonetsk and Lisichansk. About it today, 26 February, according to the security Service of Ukraine.

«During the retreat in may 2014, the subversive group of the terrorist group «the Ghost» destroyed road bridge to stop the forces of anti-terrorist operation. Intelligence officers quickly established the identity of the militants, who after his disruption remained on temporarily occupied territory», — stated in the message.

«In February of this year, the raiders returned on the territory of Luhansk oblast controlled by the Ukrainian authorities to commit new acts of terrorism. As a result of the special operation law enforcement officers detained them in two different locations in Lisichansk», — informs the SBU.

During the searches the security service of Ukraine seized an improvised explosive device, a grenade fuse, 60 charges of different caliber and climbing equipment.

Opened criminal proceedings under article 113 of the Criminal code of Ukraine.

Conducted operational-investigative actions to establish the specific facilities where the suspects planned to carry out attacks.

Earlier, the SBU detained the former employee of militia, which mined a railway bridge on the stretch «Pavlograd – Lozovaya» in the Kharkov region.

SBU detained militants who blew up the bridge over the Seversky Donets 26.02.2016

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