181 UXOs found in Khizi

181 UXOs found in Khizi
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  • calendar-gray 14 December 2017

The National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA), the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Ministry of Internal Affairs have conducted a joint cleaning operation in connection with a blast that has occurred in the area of a military unit in Khizi district.

 

An ANAMA spokesperson told APA that a total of 181 pieces of unexploded ordnance, 207 exploded-burnt shells and 739 kilograms of burn products have been detected. As a result, 97,000 square meters of land has been inspected.

 

In addition, 8,868 local residents were informed about mine safety in the Gilazi settlement, Sitalchay, Yeni Yashma, and Shurabad villages of Khizi district.

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