E.U. supplies Ukraine with EUR 200,000 worth of mine clearance equipment for Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

Thousands of mines and unexploded devices lay dormant underneath the soil across Ukraine’s industrial heartland, posing a danger to farmers, children and other Ukrainian citizens returning to their homes in particular
15:05, 17 May 2016


Details of the latest donation were posted on the official Facebook page of the European Union in Ukraine.

“Ukrainian engineers of the State Emergencies Service received about 300 tools for clearing mines in Donbas, worth 200,000 Euros”, the message reads.


The E.U. delegation in Ukraine added that engineer units will be reinforced with specially trained dogs, which are taught to search landmines.

Related: Stash of Russian land mines uncovered in Donetsk region

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