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Defence Ministry orders another test of Molot mortar

The debris of the damaged mortar were sent to the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.

Defence Ministry orders another test of Molot mortar
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Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak has ordered an additional test to check the metal of which the Molot mortar which exploded at a training range in Rivne Region was made.

The test will be carried out by a laboratory of the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, where the debris of the damaged mortar were delivered.

Earlier Deputy Defence Minister Ihor Pavlovskyy said that the reconstruction showed that the mortar exploded due to double loading. However, experts think it is not the only reason.

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