Defense Ministry’s sappers continue mine clearance operations in Donbas

Defense Ministry’s sappers continue mine clearance operations in Donbas

Combat engineers of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry during last week’s mine clearance operations cleared over 18 hectares of land in the ATO zone in Donbas.

Defense Ministry’s Spokesperson Colonel Dmytro Hutsuliak stated this at a press briefing on Tuesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

"In the ATO zone, military engineers cleared more than 18 hectares of land, having detected about 100 explosive devices,” Hutsuliak said.

The colonel also noted that since the start of ATO, Ukrainian sappers cleared 2,765.5 hectares of land in Luhansk and Donetsk regions and destroyed over 140,800 explosives.


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