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Specialists of the Russian Emergencies Ministry continue their humanitarian mission in Nagorno-Karabakh. The pyrotechnics have started demining the Martakert region, where it is planned to survey more than 425 hectares of territories.

On the eve, employees of the consolidated grouping of the department completed work in the Martuni district and signed an act of acceptance and transfer of the territory cleared of explosive objects with the head. For almost a month, more than 160 hectares were surveyed in the municipality and almost 600 ammunition was found. Among them are artillery shells, anti-tank and anti-personnel mines, aerial bombs, fragments of the Grad and Smerch MLRS, M-85 cluster munitions and cartridges of various calibers.

For example, near the village of Gerger, fireworks from the Russian Emergencies Ministry found seven 122-mm artillery shells. The message about a dangerous find came from a local resident. Experts found that the items were dangerous for transportation to the landfill, and it was decided to destroy them in compliance with safety measures on the spot.

For the entire period of work in Nagorno-Karabakh, the employees of the pyrotechnic service checked more than 250 hectares of the territory, about 15.4 thousand GPs were found and neutralized.

A group of pyrotechnics EMERCOM of Russia, working in the Republic of Azerbaijan, continues humanitarian demining in the Agdam region.

Specialists of the emergency department with the help of special equipment have already examined more than 15.4 hectares, with a pyrotechnic group over 7 hectares. 710 explosive objects were neutralized, including more than 330 anti-personnel, over 170 tank mines, as well as fragmentation grenades, electric detonators and fuses. Also, to search for GPs, the calculation of the canine service is used.

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