In Donetsk, a man was blown up by a Petal mine

Anti-personnel blast mine TFM-1 “Petal.” Archive photo

The man struck a mine TFM-1 “Petal” in the Petrovsky district of Donetsk, said the headquarters of the territorial defence of the DNI.

“On the street Worsted in the Petrovsky district of Donetsk mine PFM-1 was blown up man”, – stated in the message of the headquarters in Telegram.The genocide of the civilian population of Donbass. Photograph Irina Gerashchenko

Anti-personnel blast mine (PFM-1) “Petal” is intended to damage to the legs and is triggered when one comes to it. Installed to the ground distance means of mining. It is almost an exact copy of the American mines BLU-43/B (Dragontooth). DNR office in the Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire repeatedly documented use of Ukrainian troops cluster munitions filled mine “Petal” cities of the Republic. Permanent mission to the UN had previously circulated to the security Council a letter of application Kiev anti-personnel mines “Petal” against civilians in Donbass. The letter in particular was sent to the UN Secretary General.