Clearing Ukraine of mines will likely take at least a decade: UK intelligence

Clearing Ukraine of mines will likely take at least a decade: UK intelligence
# 17 April 2023 10:38 (UTC +04:00)

It will likely take at least a decade to clear Ukraine of mines, military intelligence of United Kingdom noted, APA reports.

"Over 750 mine related casualties among civilians have been reported since the start of the invasion - one in eight has involved a child.

Mine-related civilian casualties continue to be reported daily in Ukraine. The most affected areas are Kherson and Kharkiv oblasts: areas Russia has previously occupied.

With the arrival of spring, and more people involved in agricultural activities, the risk of civilian mine incidents will increase," reads the information.

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