Some 618 unexploded ammunition and 2 antitank mines neutralized in Azerbaijan in December 2012
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan.9 / Trend, M.Aliyev /
Some 3.383 million square meters of Azerbaijani territory was cleared of mines and unexploded ammunition in December 2012, the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) told Trend on Wednesday. As a result of operations, 618 unexploded ammunition and 2 antitank mines were found and neutralized.
Last year 32.819 million square meters of land was cleared of mines and unexploded ammunition and 11,364 unexploded ammunition was neutralized.
Some 484 experts and 118 assistants, as well as the six mechanical demining machines and 36 mine-detection dogs participated in the operations.
So far the agency has cleared 214.291 million square meters of land, found and neutralized 676,170 mines and unexploded ammunition.
ANAMA operates in Agdam, Agstafa, Agjabadi, Fuzuli, Terter, Goygol, Gadabay, Shamkir, Goranboy, Guzdek settlement in the Garadag district of Baku and the territory of mud volcanoes Gildag in Absheron region.