The Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) has released weekly data on mine-clearing activities in the country's liberated territories, AzVision.az reports citing ANAMA.
According to the agency, 15 anti-personnel and 20 anti-tank landmines, as well as 93 unexploded ordnances, were discovered and removed in Tartar, Aghdam, Khojavand, Fuzuli, Shusha, Gubadli, Jabrayil, and Zangilan, as part of the de-mining process on January 16-21, 2023.
A total area of 423 hectares has been cleared of mines and unexploded ordnance as of yet, the agency added.
Moreover, from January through December 2022, the de-mining operations resulted in the clearance of 8,780 anti-personnel and 4,133 anti-tank landmines, as well as 14,950 unexploded ordnances. Around 41,915 hectares of land have been cleared of mines and unexploded ordnance.