The mine action has been carried out in 2,017,033 square meters of the Azerbaijani territories in August 2006. For this period, 10,972 mines and unexploded ammunitions (PHS) were revealed, Trend reports quoting Azerbaijan National agency for Mine Action (ANAMA).
Nearly 22 dogs, 138 pioneers, 15 PHS operators, 8 urgent physicians and 100 auxiliary workers have been involved in the clean-up operations.
Mine actions have been realized in 36,861,337 square meters of the Azerbaijani territories within the activities of ANAMA. The gross number of revealed mines and PHS equals 70,334. Since 2001, 51 persons have perished and 116 have wounded in result of 81 mine explosion in Azerbaijan.