Russian Sappers Demined Some 890 Acres in Aleppo Within 7 Days

Russian military EOD specialists continue the demining operation in eastern Aleppo, Syria.

 

Russian Defense Ministry’s spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said that Russian sappers have demined an area of over 360 hectares, 75 kilometers of roads and neutralized over 1,000 explosive devices in the northern Syria’s city of Aleppo within the last week.

     Russian sappers have demined an area of over 360 hectares (890 acres), 75 kilometers (over 46 miles) of roads and neutralized over 1,000 explosive devices in the northern Syria’s city of Aleppo within the last week, Russian Defense Ministry’s spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said Monday.

“The Russian Center for Syrian Reconciliation continues to provide the Syrian people with humanitarian aid. Within the last week experts of the Russian Armed Forces’ International Mine Action Center have neutralized over 1,000 explosive objects, demined 75 kilometers of roads and an area of over 360 hectares only in Aleppo,” Konashenkov said.

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