Donetsk, Feb 17 - DAN. The Ukrainian army command is preparing to move Tochka-U missile systems deployed in Khmelnitsky in western Ukraine to Donbass for combat missions, the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia said on Thursday citing intelligence reports.

“The Ukrainian army’s 19th Missile Brigade is running technical maintenance on Tochka-U short-range ballistic missile systems and preparing them for combat use,” the militia said.

“According to our information, the Ukrainain army command is planning to deploy this formation to Donbass shortly,” it said adding that the Brigade depots had stored 9m79k cluster warhead missiles. *jk