Chinese peacekeepers to Lebanon obtains UN mine clearance and EOD certifications

On August 30, 62 members of the 21st Chinese peacekeeping multi-purpose engineer contingent to Lebanon passed the assessment conducted by the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in just one try and obtained the certifications for mine clearance and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) qualifications.

The qualification assessment covers more than 30 items in 13 subjects concerning mine clearance and explosive removal, such as mine detector debugging, signal source locating, mine excavation, minefield rescue, and unexploded ordnance disposal.

The examinations lasted three days, all the 56 mine-clearance peacekeepers and six medical staff passed the assessment given by a team of examiners from the UNMAS.

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Source: China Military Online