Russian mine action specialists have surveyed an area of more than 250 hectares in Nagorno-Karabakh to spot and clear explosive objects, the press service of the Russian emergencies ministry told TASS on Thursday.
“Over the period of their mission in Nagorno-Karabakh, mine action specialists have surveyed an area of more than 250 hectares to spot and clear around 15,400 explosive objects,” it said.
According to the ministry, specialists finished mine action works in Nagorno-Karabakh’s Martuni Province on Wednesday. “Over a period of one month, an area of more than 160 hectares in this province was cleared of explosive objects. Nearly 600 pieces of munitions, including artillery shells, anti-tank and land mines, air bombs, cluster bombs, fragments of Grad and Smerch missiles and cartridges of various calibers, were found and destroyed,” the ministry said.