Azerbaijani sappers de-mining several heights in Lachin district
Azerbaijani sappers are clearing Uchdik, Girkhgiz and Saribaba heights in Azerbaijan’s Lachin district from mines, according to Azerbaijan in Focus, reporting Trend News, citing the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.
According to the ministry, since August 15, 1,318 anti-personnel mines of the PMN-E type produced after the 2020 Second Karabakh War in 2021 in Armenia have been removed and neutralized in the clarified positions in the areas mined by illegal Armenian armed groups in the Lachin district.
Totally, since August 1, in the liberated territories, engineering units of the Azerbaijani army detected and neutralized 1,275 anti-personnel, 16 anti-tank mines and 281 unexploded ordnances, and 1,428 hectares of territory were completely cleared.
In total, 25,760 hectares have been cleared of mines and unexploded ordnances to date. At the same time, 7,434 anti-personnel, 2,207 anti-tank mines and 9,911 unexploded ordnances were found and neutralized.
The necessary measures for engineering support in the liberated territories are being continued.