Ukrainian Defense Ministry reports on mine clearance in Donbas

Ukrainian Defense Ministry reports on mine clearance in Donbas

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

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

"In the ATO zone, military engineers cleared more 1.5 hectares of land, having detected 45 explosive devices,” Kushnir said.

The colonel also noted that since the start of ATO, Ukrainian sappers cleared 2,823 hectares of land in Luhansk and Donetsk regions and destroyed about 144 thousand explosives.


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