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Servicemen of the International Mine Action Center of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation examined more than 17 hectares of territory in the village of Nakai, Khammuan Province, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, and found and defused 15 explosive objects.

The main part of the detected munitions relates to BLU-26 and BLU-42 cluster bombs, anti-personnel mines and artillery shells.

Russian sappers have already carried out demining on the territory of a rural school, at the moment, work is underway to clear a section of the area in the jungle, where in the future it is planned to build social facilities and infrastructure for the local population.

Also, since December 10, 2021, on the basis of the branch of the MOC of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the teachers of the center have been training 30 Laotian sappers to work on Russian means of searching for explosive objects.

In accordance with the decision of the President of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation sent a demining detachment of the International Mine Action Center of the RF Armed Forces to assist in demining the territory in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

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