Missiles, shells and mines found in Shusha, says ANAMA

  16 January 2021    Read: 268
  Missiles, shells and mines found in Shusha, says ANAMA

On January 04-13, 2021, ANAMA’s special emergency operational teams in close cooperation with the specialists from the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs conducted special search operational mission in Shusha city, AzVision.az reports.

During the search operations, 13 missiles, 16 pieces of mortar shells, 15 pieces of hand grenades, 1 piece of anti-aircraft artillery shell, 48 pieces of explosives, 2 pieces of 9N235 bombs, 1 piece of hunting gun, 10 pieces of submachine gun combs, 7 584 pieces of different caliber of small arms ammunitions, 1 piece of bayonet, 4 pieces of anti-personnel mines (OZM-160), 400 g explosives (TNT), 1 piece of tubular explosive (100 m) and 4 pieces of parachute part of 9M528 missiles were found and transported to the territory allocated for neutralization purposes.

The area of 200 000 sq.m (20 hectares) were inspected for military ordnance. In general, from September 27, 2020 to January 15, 2021, ANAMA executed 1 908 special operational emergency field visits in response to 2 322 signals (operational calls). Operations took place in the residential areas near the oil pipeline, territory of Mingachevir TPP, Southern Caucasus Pipeline (SCP), arable and pasture areas, roadsides, forests, schools in Aghdam, Agdash, Agjabadi, Barda, Beylagan, Bilasuvar, JabrayilGoranboy, Goygol, Naftalan, Kurdemir, Fuzuli, Tartar, Tovuz, Shamkir, HajigabulZardab, Khizi, Khojavend, Oghuz, Gebele districts, Ganja, Shusha and Mingachevir cities. Operations resulted with discovery of 2 893 pieces unexploded ordnance (UXO), 4 390 pieces of anti-personnel mines, 1 649 pieces of anti-tank mines, 1 948 pieces of anti- tank mine explosive fuses, 77 pieces of detonators, 1 444 pieces of 9N235 type bomblets (cluster munitions), 42 273 pieces of small arms ammunitions of various calibers, 2 pieces of gas-grenades, 5 968 grams of black gunpowder, 275 kg plastic explosives, 150 kg amonium-nitrate explosives, 100 m of tubular explosive load, 27 pieces of meteorological radio direction detectors for military purposes, 7 pieces of drones (destroyed), 2 pieces missiles' schemes and 2 017 pieces of exploded missile parts.


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