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In the military structure, which followed the repair plant and derailed in the Omsk region, was carrying self-propelled howitzers, told TASS on Saturday 1 December, a source in emergency services of the region.
“On cargo platforms of the trains were self-propelled artillery 2S1 “Carnation”,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
According to preliminary data, the cause of the derailment was a defective rail.
Earlier in the network appeared the first photos of the derailed freight train. The photos could be seen overturned cars and scattered elements of technology.
It was reported that the incident turned 21 car, as well as delayed trains and was damaged contact network. Regional Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case.
1 December it became known that in Nazyvaevsk district of the Omsk region several platforms with tracked military equipment derailed.
ACS (army with artillery on self-propelled chassis) Gvozdika is a Soviet infantry weapon intended for destruction and suppression of manpower, artillery and mortar batteries, and also the destruction of the bunkers, providing passages in mine fields and field fences. Machine providing fire support for tanks and infantry in combat.
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