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Security Service of Ukraine prevented another terrorist attack at railways near Kharkiv

Security Service of Ukraine detained a saboteur of so-called Donetsk People’s Republic right after he set bombs at railways close to Izyum station (124 km to Kharkiv). Those tracks are regularly used to transport military vehicles of Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Detained DPR terrorists who planned to blow up railways near Kharkiv

Detained DPR terrorists who planned to blow up railways near Kharkiv

The person who appeared to be local resident was recruited in January 2016 by representative of so-called Ministry of State Security of DPR. For 15 000 USD reward he agreed to blow up railways at Izyum train station. Security Service officers detained saboteur after he already set two bombs. Bombs were made with the use of high caliber artillery shells and 2 kg of TNT. According to received information the next target for terrorist attack were hydro technical facilities of Kharkiv Region.

The bomb made from artillery shell found on the track at Izyum station

The bomb made from artillery shell found on the track at Izyum station

Izyum train station on the map

Izyum train station on the map

Here is also a video released by Security Service of Ukraine

Reported by Security Service at www.ssu.gov.ua