A resident of Donetsk suffered from the explosion of an anti-personnel mine "Petal"

DONETSK, March 19. /TASS/. A civilian resident of Donetsk suffered on Sunday from the explosion of an anti-personnel mine “Petal”, which Ukrainian troops drop on settlements in Donbass. This was announced by the mayor of the city Alexei Kulemzin.

“As a result of an explosion on the anti-personnel mine PFM-1” Petal “in the landing of the Petrovsky district, a man born in 1963 was injured,” the mayor wrote in Telegram channel.

According to the representative office of the DPR in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of Issues Related to War Crimes of Ukraine, 97 people, including nine children, have already been affected by the explosion of such mines. Three people later died due to their injuries.

Anti-personnel mines PFM-1 “Lepestok” are hardly noticeable due to their small size and camouflage color of the hull. Mining can be done remotely by dropping cluster blocks that carry rocket artillery shells. The use of anti-personnel mines is prohibited by the Ottawa Convention, which Ukraine ratified in 2005.

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