Russian sappers made the first undermining of explosive objects.

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 20:31

On Friday sappers of the center “Leader” of the EMERCOM of Russia made the first explosion of the explosive objects found at the Zar height. Russian sappers began to work on cleaning the area along the road on April 28. During this time, several hectares of land were surveyed.

Found dozens of mines and shells that are particularly dangerous. The mining was carried out before the 2008 war to secure a strategically significant road. The approaches to the Zar road were mined in three directions.

“For more than two weeks, sappers of the center examined and cleared an area of ​​five and a half hectares, 55 GPs were found. Among them, such as mines directional MON-50, POMZ, hand grenades F-1, RGD-5, shells AGS-17, OZM-72, projectiles anti-aircraft installation 23-2, cartridges of various calibers, home-made grenades. Anti-personnel mines and grenades were mounted on stretch marks,” said the leader of the Leader squad, Alexey Zavatsky.

During mechanical cleaning, mines and grenades were also destroyed by the robotic complex. The sappers of the search and rescue squad of EMERCOM of the RSO are engaged in the destruction of explosive objects. The sappers of the Center "Leader" will have to clear an area of ​​20 hectares on the Zar upland.

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