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Demining Mission in July

CHISINAU, August 2, 2022 — National Army engineers destroyed, in the last four weeks, 62 explosive objects and 1,500 rounds of different calibers in the municipalities of Chisinau and Balti, as well as in localities in the districts of Anenii Noi, Ialoveni, Stefan Voda, Orhei, Ungheni Dubasari Straseni Falesti, and Hincesti.

According to the head of the Genius Service of the National Army, Lieutenant-Colonel Igor Livitchi, the most recent demining mission was executed by the Genius Battalion "Codru" team, led by Captain Mihail Josan. The engineers intervened near Rascaieti village, Stefan Voda district, where, following agricultural works, were detected several explosive objects. As a result of the ground survey, military engineers identified: 26 mines of various types, 12 F-1 hand grenades, six artillery shells, two launcher bombs, three warheads, and 1500 cartridges.

The source mentioned that the munitions, which dated from the Second World War, were destroyed under maximum security conditions.

From the beginning of the year until now, military engineers have executed 111 demining missions, as a result of which 297 explosive objects of various types and 11,026 cartridges were neutralized.

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