A sea mine spotted by a civilian ship has been defused off the coast of Bulgaria in the Black Sea.
This was announced by the Bulgarian Navy.
The report of a floating mine was received from a civilian ship at about 3:00 p.m. on June 30. The device was found 27 nautical miles from the mouth of the Kamchiya river, flowing into the Black Sea near Varna.
Another helicopter, a minesweeper and support ships went in search of the mine. It was found after 5 p.m. and about 9 p.m. it was defused by controlled detonation.
The device was classified by military experts as an anchor mine of the FM type, located in a firing position.
In the first weeks of the full-scale war, mines were found off the Bosphorus, off the coast of Romania.