DPR’s tanks have been spotted outside Donetsk airport and Mariupol

An OSCE special monitoring mission has detected heavy weapons outside Donetsk airport and Mariupol, reports Novosti Donbassa citing a report released by the OSCE on October 12.

“In violation of the respective withdrawal lines, the SMM saw two main battle tanks (MBTs – T-72) in the area of “DPR-controlled Yasynuvata (15km north-east of Donetsk). SMM unmanned aerial vehicles also spotted an MBT in the area of government-controlled Pervomaiske (19km north-west of Donetsk); an MBT in the area of “DPR”-controlled Donetsk airport (9km north-west of Donetsk); two MBTs in the area of “DPR”-controlled Bezimenne (30km east of Mariupol); and, a 122mm self-propelled howitzer (2S1 Gvozdika) in the area of “DPR”-controlled Petrivske (77km north-east of Mariupol),” reads the report.

According to the report, the SMM also observed 12 self-propelled howitzers (2S1), 24 MBTs (T-64s), and 21 MBTs (both T-64s and T-72s) at “LPR” training grounds close to the "LPR"-controlled towns of Uspenka, Myrne and Kruhlyk.