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Azerbaijan clears over 5,000 ha of its lands from mines, unexploded ordnance in August

Society Materials 1 September 2023 15:50 (UTC +04:00)
Azerbaijan clears over 5,000 ha of its lands from mines, unexploded ordnance in August
Humay Aghajanova
Humay Aghajanova
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 1. Azerbaijan's Mine Action Agency has named the number of mines found in the territories liberated from occupation in August, the agency told Trend.

During the mine clearance operations conducted from August 1 through August 31 in Tartar, Aghdam, Khojavend, Fuzuli, Shusha, Gubadli, Jabrail and Zangilan, 972 antipersonnel, 1,020 anti-tank mines and 1,121 unexploded ordnance were discovered and neutralized.

An area of 5,264.14 hectares was cleared of mines and unexploded ordnance.

In addition, during the mine clearance operations conducted from August 21 through August 27, 2023 in Terter, Aghdam, Khojavend, Fuzuli, Shusha, Gubadli, Jabrayil and Zangilan, 256 anti-personnel, 92 anti-tank mines and 71 unexploded ordnance were discovered and neutralized.

An area of 528.1 hectares was cleared of mines and unexploded ordnance.

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