Ten German shells were found on a beach in Evpatoria, Crimea, press office of the Emergency Control Ministry reported. The shells were discovered by vacationists. About ten shells were buried in sand, five meters far from water.

“All shells are of German production, 150 mm caliber,” said Serhiy Adamchuk, head of a pyrotechnic group, send to the scene, “Fortunately, the majority of well-preserved shells did not have fuse. But despite this, the shells might have caused a tragedy.”

Field engineers told that the main bait for non-ferrous metals hunters is a copper ferrule, located in back part of a shell. Detonation may happen during cutting of a shell. That day all shells were taken to an artillery range and safely detonated.


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