Mine clearance operation on Tartar - Sugovushan road completed

Mine clearance operation on Tartar - Sugovushan road completed

The National Agency for Mine Action of the Republic of Azerbaijan (ANAMA) in close coordination with the specialists of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Internal Affairs conducted 55 emergency and operational clearance field missions to clear the road to be constructed from Tartar region to Sugovushan village of mines and unexploded ordnance.

It was reported that 303 pieces of unexploded ordnance, 17 pieces of 9N235 bomblets, 79 pieces of anti-tank mines, 12 pieces of anti-personnel mine, 29 pieces of anti-tank mine fuses, 3 274 pieces of bullets of various calibers, 504 gr of explosives and 112 exploded shell remnants were found as a result of the mission.

Mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) clearance operation alongside the road connecting Tartar region to Sugovushan village has been completed and 99 anti-tank mines, 118 anti-personnel mines, 4 pieces of anti-tank mine explosive fuses, 7 unexploded ordnance (UXO) (total: 228 units) were found and neutralized.

ANAMA’s demolition team neutralized 55 pieces of mines and unexploded ordnances. Explosive Remnants Awareness Specialists conducted explosive remnants risk awareness campaign among 80 141 civilians.