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Military Engineers Neutralize 26 Explosive Objects during August-September

CHISINAU, September 10, 2018 — The National Army engineers neutralized 26 explosive objects in villages from Causeni, Orhei, Calarasi, Stefan Voda, and Anenii Noi districts, during August-September, 2018.

According to head of Engineer Service, LTC Adrian Efros, the most recent demining mission was conducted by the engineer team of “Codru” Engineer Battalion commanded by Capt. Nicolae Gudima in Botanica sector of Chisinau city, where workers found an artillery projectile of 76 mm caliber. The explosive object dated back to World War II and was transported to the training area from Bolboaca, where it has been destroyed.

LTC Efros added that another impressive discovery took place in Ceadir village, Leova district. In this village, the engineer team commanded by Capt. Alexandr Atroscenco identified and disposed of a 100 kg air bomb.

Since the beginning of this year, the military engineers conducted 138 engineer missions destroying 267 explosive objects.

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