In Romania, divers destroyed a sea mine drifting in the Black Sea near Sfintul Gheorghe
CHISINAU, January 27 – RIA Novosti. Divers in Romania have destroyed a drifting sea mine found near the Romanian town of Sfintul Gheorghe, the press service of the country’s navy reported.
Romanian border police officers on Thursday discovered a sea mine drifting near the beach area of the town of Sfintul Gheorghe. They cordoned off the area and notified local authorities.
The mission to clear a naval mine found on the beach at Sfintul Gheorghe was carried out without incident. The operation to destroy a naval mine was carried out by a mixed team of Navy divers from Constanta and Babadag, who specialize in the destruction of explosive devices,” according to the website. Navy.
Since the start of the conflict in Ukraine , the Romanian navy has carried out four operations to destroy a naval mine. According to Romanian authorities, 53 sea mines were destroyed in the western part of the Black Sea from March to December.
The FSB of the Russian Federation in March last year stated that the Ukrainian Navy, after the start of the Russian special operation, installed about 420 mines on the approaches to the ports of Odessa , Ochakov, Chernomorsk and Yuzhny. The service did not rule out the possibility of the drift of derailed mines into the Bosphorus and further into the seas of the Mediterranean basin due to the current.