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Servicemen of the International Mine Action Center of the Russian Ministry of Defense continue to work on engineering reconnaissance and mine clearance in the area of ​​responsibility of the Russian peacekeeping forces in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Russian engineering units are involved in engineering reconnaissance and demining of terrain and public roads on the routes between peacekeeping observation posts, near settlements and social infrastructure.

The specialists of the Center carried out engineering reconnaissance and clearing explosives from a section of the road on the southern outskirts of Stepanakert with a length of more than 1.5 kilometers.

During the day, 87 explosive items were found, which were taken to a specially equipped landfill and destroyed.

In total, during the peacekeeping operation in Nagorno-Karabakh, engineering units cleared more than two hectares of terrain and about three kilometers of roads, and 144 explosive objects were found and neutralized.

Ammunition that cannot be evacuated to the landfill is destroyed on site after ensuring safety.

The servicemen participating in mine clearance are equipped in modern protective suits of a sapper and are armed with modern means of searching for explosive objects – mine detectors IMP-S2 and searchers INVU-3M.

Russian peacekeepers provide maximum assistance to local authorities in restoring peaceful life. Engineering units of the peacekeeping forces are helping to restore traffic, electricity, water and heat supply to social facilities and residential buildings.

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