A group of diversionists planning sabotage operations was detained on Monday, according to the head of the Transcarpathian Regional Military Administration, Index reported on the news.
In a social media post, Viktor Mikita thanked the members of the National Security Service for the operation in which a number of weapons, ammunition, and hand grenades were seized.
He also urged every Transcarpathian citizen to be vigilant and report any unknown persons engaged in suspicious activities to law enforcement agencies. Mikita added that an investigation has been launched into the incident.
As we have already reported, by now the impact of the war in Ukraine has reached Transcarpathia as well. Over the past few days, multiple sirens have been heard throughout the region, fortunately it has not been hit by bombs. Still, the large local Hungarian minority is preparing bomb shelters for the worst-case scenario.
Featured photo via Viktor Mikita’s Facebook page