ANAMA defuses 3,437 UXOs, 13 mines in March 2017
In March 2017, Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) cleared 1,686,047 sq m area, defusing 3,437 unexploded ordinances (UXO), 10 anti-tank mines and 3 antipersonnel mines, ANAMA told Karabakh Today
A 489-member operational team and 131-member administrative staff, 6 mine clearing vehicles and 34 mine-detection dogs were involved in the operations.
Some 398,670,503 sq m area has been cleared of mines and UXOs by ANAMA up to now. 760,344 mines and UXOs have been disarmed.
Throughout March 2017, the agency carried out mine clearing operations in Absheron, Aghdam, Aghjabedi, Aghstafa, Jabrayil, Fuzuli, Ganja, Lankaran, Tovuz, Gazakh, Yevlakh and Terter, as well as in Guzdek settlement of Garadagh district.
One mine/UXO incident was recorded last month.