Since the beginning of the antiterrorist operation of group of mine clearing of engineering units of the Armed forces of Ukraine in the East neutralized more than 140 thousand explosive objects. This was announced by the office of environmental safety and mine action of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine.
In particular, the demining group have cleared more than 896 km of roads and 17.6 km of railway lines, checked for the presence of explosive devices almost 2755 hectares and 105 objects.
To perform these jobs attracted more than 30 groups of mine clearing of the Soviet armed forces.
«The implementation of mine action activities significantly contribute to the joint projects of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine and the OSCE project coordinator in Ukraine. Recently in the village school Vine on the outskirts of Mariupol, a representative of the OSCE project coordinator in Ukraine, has publicly transferred the engineering division of armed forces information banners about the danger of mines that are already established in the city», – stated in the message.
In addition, until the end of January it is planned to transfer the second part of the means of marking in the amount of 1800 copies.
We will remind, Ukraine is the fifth in the world in the number of deaths by landmines.
For complete demining of Donbass will take at least 10 years.
Since the beginning of ATO defused more than 140 thousand explosive objects 05.01.2017