Azerbaijan continues mine clearance work on Fuzuli-Ahmadbayli highway

  08 May 2021    Read: 2210
  Azerbaijan continues mine clearance work on Fuzuli-Ahmadbayli highway

The section of the Fuzuli-Ahmadbayli highway with a length of 8 kilometres has been cleared of mines, an employee of the Mine Action Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan Madat Mammadov told reporters.

According to Mammadov, the agency continues to clear mines from the territory of Ahmadbayli and Alykhanly villages of the Fuzuli district.

Speaking about the de-mining of the Fuzuli-Ahmadbayli road, the agency employee noted that its 13-kilometre section is the most dangerous.

"An eight-kilometre section of the road has been cleared of mines, and work continues on a five-kilometre section. They are carried out through manual, mechanical demining and with the help of service dogs. The road is literally packed with mines. On its 15-kilometer stretch, there are approximately eight to nine minefields," said Mammadov.

Following the liberation of its lands, Azerbaijan from Nov. 2020 started carrying out operations on clearing its lands from mines, booby traps, and various weapons left behind by the Armenian troops.


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