ANAMA conducts demining ops along frontline territories

  25 January 2021    Read: 732
 ANAMA conducts demining ops along frontline territories

On 22-24 January 2021, the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) received 9 emergency calls from the ″102 ″ Service Call Center of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and 2 calls from the State Border Services on artillery projectiles detected in Agdam, Agjabadi, Beylagan, Fuzuli, Gubadli, Tovuz, Terter, Zangilan districts and Shusha city.

In response action to the reported 11 emergency calls ANAMA in close cooperation with the specialists of the Ministry of Internal Affairs conducted 18 emergency and operational clearance field missions, the company told

As reported 282 pieces of unexploded ordnance, 1 piece of anti-personnel mine, 19 pieces of anti-tank mines, 2 bomblets, 200 pieces of 7.62 mm pieces of small arms ammunition, 1 meteorological radio direction detector for military purposes and 8 pieces of exploded shell remnants were found as a result of missions.

During the search operations, 13 694 600 kv.m (1 369 ha) more than 117 km of roads were cleared of mines and unexploded ordnance, 282 buildings were inspected.

ANAMA’s demolition team neutralized 13 pieces of unexploded ordnance, 68 pieces of mines and 2 pieces of bomblets. Explosive Ordnance Risk Education Specialists conducted risk awareness sessions among 97 398 civilians.

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