Defense Ministry’s sappers continue mine clearance operations in Donbas

Defense Ministry’s sappers continue mine clearance operations in Donbas

Field engineers of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry during last week’s mine clearance operations cleared over 1.5 hectares of land in the ATO zone in Donbas.

Colonel Oksana Havrylyuk, the head of Defense Ministry’s department on communication and press, stated this at a press briefing on Tuesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"In the ATO zone, military engineers cleared more than 1.5 hectares of land, having detected 355 explosive devices,” she said.

The colonel also noted that since the start of ATO, sappers cleared a total of 2,765 hectares of land in Luhansk and Donetsk regions and destroyed over 140,500 explosives.


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