Poland: It will not be possible to collect 30 tons of Ukrainian corn spilled from the wagons

Maize (Corn)
Published Feb 27, 2024

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In an incident near Bydgoszcz, Poland, approximately 160 to 180 tons of Ukrainian corn destined for Morocco was spilled from eight wagons on the tracks, with around 30 tons left uncollected. The wagons were allegedly opened by unknown individuals who cut the 8mm thick customs ropes. The incident, which is being investigated as a property destruction under Article 288 of the Penal Code, has been labeled as an act of vandalism by Oleksandr Kubrakow, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine.
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In Kotomierz near Bydgoszcz, the collection of Ukrainian corn spilled from wagons on the tracks is finished. An employee of the transport security company told PAP that approximately 30 tons would not be collected. He confirmed that the grain was transported from Ukraine to Morocco. On Sunday evening, the spokeswoman for the Bydgoszcz police, Komp. Lidia Kowalska, told PAP that in the morning of that day, the police received a report about corn spilling from eight wagons. She said that the officers were alerted by a linewoman from Kotomierz because she received a signal about many tons of grain being spilled from the driver of one of the trains that was passing through Kotomierz. A PAP reporter was at the scene of the incident on Monday before noon. The collection of grain into the wagons ends there. "Eight of the forty wagons were open. The wagons were definitely opened by third parties. The 8 mm thick customs ropes were cut. In this way, the double side doors of the wagons were ...
Source: AgroPolska
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