Two bombs used during the fighting aviation in the Bay of Pigs were found by villagers from Soplillar in Cienaga de Zapata, and immediately deactivated by explosives experts of the Revolutionary Armed Forces and Ministry of Interior.
The largest Inti Garcia Perez , head of the Group to Counter Terrorist Activity commented that these were two bombs 150 -pound armadillo type . The first was despoletada , so offered no danger, while the second was armed and although 52 years have elapsed , maintaining its explosive properties.
solisLuego bombasmercenarias – photo- taking appropriate safety measures you decide to detonate the armed artifact and preserve that offers no danger , as experts say , could be exposed and entered the bottom displaying parts of the Bay of Pigs Memorial Museum .
According to the inquiry to old settlers Pálpite in the Zapata Swamp , and considering how distant the discovery of explosive devices , as well as the expert opinion , it is possible that these bombs were thrown by the mercenary aviation know defeat, with the intent to relieve weight on aircraft .
A 52 -year Victoria Playa Girón , after which the militia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces conducted meticulous search of arms and ammunition , it is the first time the presence of explosive devices of that magnitude is reported.