Ordnance technicians clear over 12 hectares in Petrivske

Source : 112 Ukraine

89 explosive devices were found
08:04, 18 November 2019

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Emergency Service employees held the mine clearance of 12 hectares in the territory of Petrivske . 89 explosive devices were found as the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported.

On November 17, the ordnance technicians found and defused 40 explosive devices and 35 cartridges of various calibers. Besides, 20 members of the personnel and eight units of the equipment were involved in the works.

“The Emergency Service ordnance technicians continue the inspection of the territories at the demarcation line for the presence of the explosive devices,” the message said.

Related: Donbas: Six violations of ceasefire since the beginning of the day

On November 9, the disengagement of forces started in Petrovske, Donetsk region.

As we reported earlier, Andriy Zahorodniuk, the Defense Minister of Ukraine, said in his interview with 1+1 TV channel that Ukrainian forces could return to their previous positions

"We can return to our emplacements in no time. We've developed the respective scenarios. We know how to act in this case", he said.

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