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Artillery shell found in Bautino sea port

April 2 2013, 16:16

An artillery shell was found in the port of Bautino situated on the coast of the Caspian Sea, in 140km from Aktau, the capital of Mangystau Oblast, reports lada.kz.

Reportedly, the founding is a high explosive fragmenting artillery projectile of a 50cm length and a 12cm diameter.

Workers of AsKurylys LLP ran into it during earthworks.

This is the third such case to take place in Mangystau Oblast over the past two years.

One shell was found in the 12th municipal district of Aktau city during excavations and another in a marine infantry testing site of which explosion injured several teenagers who had been rambling in the area.

 


 

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