Armenian sappers clear 10,000 square meters area in Syria

The sappers of the Armenian humanitarian mission in Syria have resumed the mine-clearing operations in Aleppo after several days of training and technical explorations.

The Armenian Humanitarian Demining and Expertise Center maintains daily contact with the group’s commander Ara Martirosyan, the center said.

According to him, they come across both anti-tank and anti-personnel mines, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are not few either. Mine clearing operations are carried out in compliance with international standards.

Overall, the Armenian sappers have cleared an area of more than 10,000 square meters so far, the center said.

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