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AGDAM REGION: ONE MORE UXO REMOVED - ONE MORE HOUSE SAVED

The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan received a request from the resident of Zengishalli village, Aghdam district Mrs. Mammadova for the removal of the explosive remnant left in the yard of her house since Garabakh war. According to the task by the Cabinet of Ministers on 17 May 2007 ANAMA and local authorities carefully investigated the area. On 22 May 2007 operational personnel of the Agency started the clearance process. ANAMA UXO Team identified the object as ZOF-50 120 mm artillery projectile and the item was evacuated from the yard and successfully destroyed in special disposal site. During 2-days clearance operations conducted by ANAMA, the population was evacuated from the affected territory.