ANAMA: 2051 hectares area completely cleared from mines and unexploded ordnance

Idris Ismayılov

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# 06 May 2021 11:04 (UTC +04:00)

“Demining operations have been started based on the calls by local residents during 44-day war, as well ad in order to establish humanitarian corridors in the liberated territories from the occupation,” said Idris Ismayilov, Head of ANAMA's Cleaning and Research Department, APA reports.

"After November 10, humanitarian demining operations were launched in the liberated territories. At present, houses and yards are being cleaned in Fizuli, Jabrayil, Zangilan, Gubadli, Aghdam, Tartar, Khojavend districts, as well as in Shusha city. To date, 2,051 hectares of land have been cleared of mines and UXOs. During the operations, 18,648 mines and UXO were found and neutralized," he said.