The night before, February 23, after the festive fireworks on a street in Volgograd, local residents discovered a gun that had blocked a sidewalk. Realizing that it is not fake and was not specially displayed to create a festive surroundings, people called law enforcement officers.
As it turned out, the artillery gun ZIS-3 was lost by servicemen of military unit No. 22220 p. M. Gorky during transport military equipment to the Central embankment of the city.
— According to military know that they saw a gun unbuckled, but due to the fact that were moving in an organized column, to stay was not possible, — has explained a source in the defense Ministry.
After the complaints of citizens gun returned in the specified part.