ANAMA disarms 1068 UXOs, 14 mines in December

# 07:15
6 January 2017

In December 2016, Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) inspected 2,352,225 sq m area, disarming 1068 unexploded ordinances (UXO), 1 anti-tank mine and 13 antipersonnel mines, ANAMA told APA.


489 operational staff and 130 administrative staff, 6 mine clearing vehicles and 34 mine-detection dogs were involved in the operations.


393,832,826 sq m area has been cleared of mines and UXOs by ANAMA up to now. 754,010 mines and UXOs have been disarmed.


The agency carried out mine clearing operations in Absheron, Aghdam, Aghjabedi, Aghstafa, Jabrayil, Fuzuli, Terter, Goygol, Gazakh, Baku, as well as in Guzdek settlement of Garadagh district.


Mine/UXO incidents were not recorded in December 2016.