February 15 in Dnipropetrovsk in the commemorative meeting devoted to the 24th anniversary of the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan, the reconstruction of the battle took place on a simulated attack on a group of armed Mujahideen convoy of Soviet Army. According to the scenario battlefield armed group was expecting a column on the side of the road. The militants were armed with machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns.
It started as soon as the convoy appeared in full on the road. After the destruction of a group of militants column continued movement.
|In Dnepropetrovsk commemorate soldiers-internationalists|
February 15 near the monument in Dnepropetrovsk soldiers in Afghanistan have been memorable events dedicated to the 24th anniversary of the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, which was attended by heads of Dnepropetrovsk and the region, security forces, relatives of the dead Afghans, as well as representatives of public organizations and citizens.
The journalists IA "MOST-Dnepr" was announced at the location of the event.
Warriors, who did not return from Afghanistan, and died from the effects of war in our time, a moment of silence.
"This day is imprinted in your memory as a day of sorrow. A quarter-century ago, the last units of the Soviet army passed through the Friendship Bridge and the pain of war was with you through this bridge. She was left in your hearts and souls — the pain of those who never returned from the war, his comrades left on the bank of the Amudarya. The pain settled in the souls of those who lost their sons, husbands, fathers and brothers. I was in the "hot spots" of the Caucasus, and I know what war firsthand. Today we honor the memory of those who never returned from the "hot spots" of those who stand with us shoulder to shoulder, "- said the governor of Dnipropetrovsk region, Dmitry Kolesnikov.
More than 150 thousand Ukrainians took part in the fighting in Afghanistan, three thousand people were killed and eight thousand people were injured, five thousand people for life were disabled.
From Dnipropetrovsk region 13 thousand people participated in the fighting, 212 people have not returned, 811 people became disabled.
In Krivoy Rog paid tribute to the soldiers-internationalists