Number of mines and UXO neutralized since September 27 revealed
- 11 February 2021
The Mine Action Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan (ANAMA) is implementing mine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) clearance operations in Aghdam, Fizuli, Jabrayil, Zangilan, Gubadli, Tartar regions and Shusha city, ANAMA told APA.
Humanitarian mine and UXO clearance operations are carried out along the Barda-Agdam, Fizuli-Zangilan-Aghband railway route, the Fizuli-Shusha, Sugovushan-Talish-Tapgaragoyunlu highway, the high voltage power supply lines through Fizuli-Shusha, Agdam regions and Sugovushan village of Tartar region as well as in agricultural land in Gubadli, Aghdam and Zangilan regions.
Mine and unexploded ordnance clearance operations are conducted with the support of manual demining, mechanical demining machines and mine detecting dogs.
Since September 27, 2020, during mine and UXO clearance operations 15,075,602 sq.m. (1,507 ha) area was inspected, 8,972 pieces of anti-personnel and anti-tank mines, 6,569 unexploded ordnances were detected and demolished.