BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 13. The Azerbaijan
National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) has launched weekly information on
landmine clearance actions on the nation’s liberated lands,
citing the company.
According to the ANAMA, 11 anti-personnel landmines, 37
anti-tank mines, and 328 unexploded ordnances had been discovered and
defused in Tartar, Aghdam, Khojavand, Fuzuli, Shusha, Gubadli,
Lacin, Jabrayil, and Zangilan, as a part of the de-mining course of
from March 6 by way of March 11, 2023.
A complete space of 754 hectares was cleared of mines and unexploded
ordnances, ANAMA added.
Following the liberation of its lands from Armenian occupation
within the second Karabakh conflict, Azerbaijan from Nov. 2020 began
finishing up operations on clearing its lands of mines, booby
traps, and varied weapons left behind by the Armenian troops.
As a part of the de-mining course of from January 1 by way of January
30, 2023, as many as 61 anti-personnel, 157 anti-tank landmines, as
properly as 523 unexploded ordnance, had been found and eliminated in
Tartar, Kalbajar, Aghdam, Khojavand, Lachin, Shusha, Fuzuli,
Gubadli, Jabrayil, and Zangilan districts.
In 2022, ANAMA has cleared over 8,780 anti-personnel, 4,133
anti-tank landmines, in addition to 14,950 unexploded ordnances from
41,915 hectares of land.