Marines of the Pacific fleet shot of the volcano from mortars

the Artillery Marines of the Pacific fleet shelled from mortars the slopes of the volcano Vilyuchinsky, hills and Velvet on the Kamchatka Peninsula. The military fired 30 shells and caused the derailment of two avalanches with a volume of over 200 thousand cubic meters, the press service of the defense Ministry.

the Marines used 120-millimetre mortars “Sani”. They are capable of shooting 16-pound high-explosive ammunition at the distance of 7 kilometres.