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Bulgarian navy destroys floating naval mine in the Black Sea

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At 20.50 pm on June 30, Bulgaria’s Naval Forces defused a sea mine near the estuary of Kamchia River. The mine was sighted some 27 nautical miles east of the mouth of Kamchia River by the Liberian-flagged vessel Monterey. 

 A naval helicopter and a minesweeper were deployed at 3.30pm. 
Bulgarian navy vessels and Border Police cutters identified the mine as an anchored Yam-type. A team of divers destroyed the mine with a controlled explosion.


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