Specialists of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation since the start of the special military operation in Donbass have neutralized about 24 thousand explosive objects on its territory.
“The consolidated pyrotechnic detachments of the Russian Emergencies Ministry continue to work on demining infrastructure and territories. Since the start of work, almost 152 hectares have been surveyed, about 24 thousand explosive objects have been discovered and defused, ”the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation said on May 26.
They also drew attention to the fact that with the help of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) on an area exceeding 55 thousand square meters. m. employees dismantled the rubble and removed from it over 60 thousand cubic meters. m of construction debris.
On May 24, National Guard officers discovered and eliminated approximately 640 PFM-1C Lepestok anti-personnel high-explosive mines in the Kharkiv region.
The day before, the National Guard cleared the bridge and captured two armored personnel carriers in the Kharkiv region.
On February 24, Russia announced the start of a special operation to protect Donbass. The operation began against the backdrop of the situation in the Donbass that worsened in mid-February. The authorities of the DPR and LPR reported increased shelling by Ukrainian troops, announced the evacuation of civilians in the Russian Federation and asked for recognition of independence. On February 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a corresponding decree.
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