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23 Explosives Liquidated by National Army EOD Team

CHISINAU, December 2, 2011 — The National Army EOD engineers liquidated 23 explosive devices all over the country in November. Thus, in this period of time, the EOD team’s services were requested in Chisinau, as well as in Calarasi, Stefan Voda, Criuleni, Cantemir, Causeni, Anenii Noi and Orhei districts.

According to Maj. Serghei Chilivnic, Interim Commander of EOD Department of the National Army, most explosives, including 12 artillery projectiles of various caliber, eight mine launchers of 82 mm, two RGD 33 and F-1 grenades, and 20 bullets of 5,45 mm caliber, were discovered by the local citizens during land-processing or building works.

After a thorough investigation, the military engineers concluded the ammunition dated back to Second World War. Thus, the explosives were taken to special explosive disposal sites and Bulboaca Military Training Ground.

Maj. Chilivnic pointed out that, this year, the National Army engineers went to 235 bomb disposal sites and liquidated 2 224 explosive devices all over the country.

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