BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 4. Unidentified objects were found at a depth of up to 60 meters during the territorial reconnaissance of Azerbaijani sector of Caspian Sea, conducted by a branch of Umid Babek Operating Company (UBOC), Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told Trend.
Ministry noted that specialists and crews of naval forces vessels discovered six large ship anchor mines (KB-1) during the inspection of the water area, which were dropped into the water without fully complying with mining standards of the former USSR.
It is planned to continue the search and neutralization of discovered mines in cooperation with other government agencies, in compliance with security measures, the ministry said.
The mine detection area is temporarily closed to navigation, the ministry said.