A Huge Mine Washed Ashore in St.Petersburg

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Construction workers found a huge World War 2 mine on the sea shore on the Vasilivsky Island in St.Petersburg, Russia today.

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This is an old Soviet Navy mine. They have been extensively used during World War 2. First mines of this type were made in 1931.

 

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This mine weighs over 1,000 kg and has 230 kg charge of TNT in it. Could probably level down the construction site ashore where it was found.

 

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Emergency services took it to special shooting range where it’s going to be exploded.

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