Army’s sapper items defuse 122 Armenian-planted mines in liberated Lachin on border [PHOTO]

By Vugar Khalilov

The Azerbaijani military’s engineer-sapper items have defused some
122 Armenian-planted mines within the liberated Lachin District,
Azernews stories, citing the Protection Ministry.

The engineer-sapper items are demining the territory and provide
roads mined by the Armenian armed items’ sabotage teams amid a
large-scale provocation on the state border with Armenia, the
ministry added.

Because of demining operations in Lachin, 122 E-001 M sort
anti-personnel mines produced in Armenia in 2021 had been found
and transported from the ravine hole within the northeastern a part of the
Boyuk Ishigli Mount and disposed of in step with security laws
on September 18, the ministry detailed.

The engineering assist actions are being undertaken within the
liberated lands, the report added.

Equally, on account of demining actions carried out by
engineer-sapper items in Azerbaijan’s Dashkasan, Kalbajar, Lachin
districts, 100 Armenian-made PMN-E and eight PMN-2 anti-personnel
mines, in addition to 10 anti-tank mines had been discovered and neutralized on
September 17.

Earlier the Azerbaijan Mine Motion Company reported {that a}
large variety of PMN-E sort mines, using which is prohibited
underneath worldwide humanitarian legislation, had been found in Lachin.
The found mines had been produced in Armenia in 2021 following the
44-day struggle (2020).

To recap, items of the Armenian armed forces carried out
large-scale provocations alongside the Azerbaijani-Armenian state
border within the Dashkasan, Kalbajar, and Lachin instructions on the
night time of September 12 resulting in 13. The Armenian sabotage teams
mined land and provide roads linking the positions of the
Azerbaijani military items in several instructions, benefiting from
the realm’s steep topography and present ravine gaps.

The clashes between the perimeters ensued on account of the pressing
efforts made by the Azerbaijani armed forces to quell these
actions. Consequently, 79 armed forces personnel had been killed, the
ministry detailed.

The Azerbaijan navy items stationed in these areas took
decisive retaliatory measures to suppress the provocations of the
Armenian armed forces and navy threats to Azerbaijan’s
territory and sovereignty, in addition to to make sure the protection of
navy personnel, together with civilian employees concerned in
infrastructure building in Kalbajar and Lachin districts, the
ministry emphasised.

Thus far, the Armenian authorities reported 135 losses amongst its
personal navy personnel.

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