Russian warships to exercise the accident: shell fragment hit the farm
China news agency, Moscow, May 29 (Reporter Tian Bing) – Russian Navy Command Information Bureau of 29, and social relations, said the Baltic Fleet warship shelled a farm near St. Petersburg is an “accident” , is organizing the Special Commission of Inquiry to investigate this.
press release provided by the Russian military said on May 28, the Baltic Fleet of a small anti-submarine in the waters of the Gulf of Finland conducted a series of military training ranges drills, including aerial shelling targets . Vyborg near St. Petersburg is located in a horticultural farm area found some shells of shrapnel, but caused no casualties and property losses.
According to Russian media reports said at 10:20 on the 28th or so, Vyborg District, Leningrad Oblast company called “Green Forest” horticultural farms direction by unknown warship opened fire on nine to fourteen shrapnel shells fell on the farm and surrounding countryside villa, the largest of shrapnel up to eleven centimeters. Farm manager with a “hail of bullets” to describe the scene at that time. He said that these fragments are very sharp, if the person is hit, the consequences could be disastrous. Fortunately, most of the shrapnel hit the greenhouse or just fall on the roof. “Shelling” Although no casualties and significant property damage, but caused great panic to the local villagers.
local residents say, this piece of the distribution of villages along the Gulf of Finland coast, where almost every summer military exercises every week, local residents have long been accustomed to. But they will not think in any case, shells will be falling from scratch on top.
Russian military has formed a special commission of inquiry, the Russian Ministry of Defense and Navy personnel, including representatives of the General Command, to investigate the incident.