45,054 sq m area of Azerbaijan cleared of mines last month

45,054 sq m area of Azerbaijan cleared of mines last month
# 06 February 2008 17:10 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Ilhama Isabalayeva-APA. Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) cleared 45,054 sq m area of mines and unexploded ordinances (UXO). ANAMA’s press service told APA that 1113 UXOs were neutralized last month. The figures were low in January because of unfavorable weather. 339 men, 5 mine clearing vehicles and 30 especially trained dogs were involved in mine clearing operations.
60,076,664 sq m area has been cleared of mines and UXOs in Azerbaijan up to now. 293,718 mines and UXOs have been found and neutralized. The agency carries out mine clearing operations in Terter, Aghdam, Fuzuli, Goranboy, Khojavend and Aghstafa regions. No mine accidents were recorded in Azerbaijan in January. 95 mine accidents have killed 57 and wounded 130 since September2001.

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