The chief a press-services of Management of militia of the DNI Daniel Bessonov said to the First Republican television channel that drunken Ukrainian gunners struck a blow in its warehouse in Kramatorsk.
according to his statement, three soldiers "by tradition took over with the alcohol" and decided to play with portable air defense systems (MANPADS) " Igla ".
"as a result of unintentional shots of MANPADS the Fire started one of the vaults," said Bessonov.
The fire destroyed 3 MANPADS " Igla ", ten missiles for them, two machine guns and a thousand rounds of caliber 7, 62 mm.
in the documents for withdrawal of weapons, ammunition and property destroyed as a result of fire, command of anti-aircraft missile battalion additionally finished the two thousand cartridges of caliber 7, 62 mm, a thousand rounds of caliber 5 45 mm and five thermal imagers " Archer ". According Bezsonov, this was to hide numerous facts of theft of weapons.