The sappers defused more than 2.3 thousand explosive subjects in the Donetsk region, the Ministry of defense

С начала года саперы обезвредили свыше 2,3 тыс. взрывоопасных предметов в Донецкой области, - Минообороны

Minesweeper Mat, archival photo

From the beginning of 2017 sappers defused more than 2.3 thousand explosive devices and cleared more than 22 hectares of the territory of Donetsk region. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of defence.

“In March, military sappers defused 1 485 mine-explosive devices and cleared more than 14.5 hectares of the territory. Since the beginning, the military destroyed 2 369 explosive devices and cleared more than 22 hectares,” – said in the message.

It is emphasized that the disposal of ammunition and mine-explosive items almost daily at the site, the beginning of work which prevented the local authority. “Deadly discoveries, transportation for disposal which is a threat, are eliminated on the spot with all the necessary security measures. Active military deminers clearing of Donetsk land from dangerous surprises will continue in the future”, – added in the message.

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Previously, the defense Ministry said in Balakleya sappers defused more than 5.6 thousand ammunition. To accomplish these tasks, attracted more than 130 servicemen of the engineering troops, six units of engineering machinery obstacle clearing type IMR-1.

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