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Demining Mission in November: 347 explosives destroyed



CHISINAU, December 8, 2021 - During November, the genius teams of the National Army performed 17 demining missions, being requested in the districts of Stefan Voda, Ungheni and Orhei.

Following a search of the ground, military engineers found 347 explosives and more than 13,900 cartridges of various calibers from World War II.

During the mentioned period, in the Rascaieti village of Stefan Voda district, during the agricultural works, the locals found several ammunition. The group of engineers of the "Codru" Battalion, led by Captain Ion Golovei, went to the scene. Following the field research, 304 explosives of various calibers and over 3,900 cartridges were discovered.

Also in the same locality, another demining team, led by Captain Anatolii Gudumac, identified 10,000 cartridges and 17 explosives, including artillery shells and anti-personnel mines.

All ammunition was destroyed maximum security.

Since the beginning of this year, the engineers of the National Army have liquidated a total number of 1,328 explosives and 27,868 cartridges.


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