2,723 mines, UXOs neutralized last year in Azerbaijan’s war territories, liberated lands

09.03.2015 | 12:01
In 2014, Azerbaijan cleared of landmines a total area of 334 265 77 square meters in the districts of Fuzuli, Aghjabedi, Terter, Khojavand, Aghdam, Tovuz, Gedebey, Goranboy, Gazakh, Goygol and Aghstafa in operations carried out to clear off and neutralize unexploded ordinances (UXO) in the country’s war territories and areas liberated from invasion, the Azerbaijani government’s 2014 annual report said.

2,723 landmines and UXOs were detected and neutralized, and handed over to local executive authorities in completely safe condition, APA reported.

Furthermore, at the request of the State Oil Company, 19 mines and UXOs detected and neutralized in the territory of a gas terminal to be built in Sangachal.
Note that, the report will be submitted to the parliament for discussion on March 17.
09.03.2015 12:01

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