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EOD Engineers Blow Up 119 Explosives

CHISINAU, August 15, 2012 — In the first half of August, the National Army EOD engineers blew up 119 explosive devices in Calarasi, Criuleni, Ialoveni and Dubasari districts, as well as in Chisinau.

According to LTC Mihail Semionov, Commander of the EOD Troops of the National Army, in this period of time, the engineers carried out seven mine disposal missions, destroying 81 bullets, 30 anti-air projectiles, five artillery projectiles, two grenades and an element of a grenade launcher.

The quoted source specified that most of the explosives, one artillery projectile of 76 mm caliber and 60 bullets of 7,62 mm were discovered in Bahmut village, Calarasi, and were destroyed by the EOD group of the Engineer Battalion from Negresti.

This year, the National Army EOD Engineers carried out 149 mine disposal missions and liquidated 1854 explosive devices in different parts of the country.

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