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589 UXOs and 31 mines disarmed in Azerbaijan last month

Baku – APA. 2 315 700 sq m area was inspected and cleared off mines and unexploded ordinances (UXO) in Azerbaijan in March, 2014.

Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) told APA that 589 UXOs, 29 antitank mines and 2 antipersonnel mines were found and disarmed during the operations.

 

One mine/UXO accident was recorded in March.

 

484 specialists and 118 assistants, 6 mine clearing vehicles and 36 mine dogs were involved in the operations.

 

252 725 499 sq m area has been cleared off mines and UXOs by ANAMA up to now. 689 672 mines and UXOs have been disarmed.

 

The agency is carrying out mine clearing operations in Aghdam, Aghjabedi, Aghstafa, Barda, Beylagan, Fuzuli, Gabala, Khojavand, Lankaran, Terter, as well as in Guzdek settlement of Garadagh district of Baku. 

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