Azerbaijan: About 48,500 mines, munitions defused in Karabakh in past 11 months


Azerbaijan’s Mine Action Agency found and defused 48,411 mines and munitions from November 10, 2020, to October 15, 2021, on territories liberated from Armenia’s occupation in last year’s war.

“In the liberated territories, 22,230 unexploded munitions, 17,426 antipersonnel, and 8,755 anti-tank mines were found and neutralized. Mine clearance there is ongoing,” the chairman of the agency’s board, Vugar Suleymanov, said in an interview with Turkey’s Anadolu news agency.

He added that more than 18 hectares of liberated lands had been demined over the said period.

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Source: AzerNews