Mine clearing in the streets of Stepanakert, December 2, 2020. Photo by the press service of the Russian Ministry of Defence http://mil.ru/russian_peacekeeping_forces/news/more.htm?id=12327996@egNews

02 December 2020, 18:17

Two soldiers killed in an explosion of ammunition in Nagorno-Karabakh

Soldiers Zhirair Matevosyan and Gegam Ovannisyan, both born in 2001, were killed while performing their official duties on mine clearing, the authorities of Nagorno-Karabakh reported.

Today, the Russian armed forces have reported that over 34 hectares in Nagorno-Karabakh had been demined. In total, 1077 explosive items were neutralized in the conflict zone.

The "Caucasian Knot" has drafted a map to show the territories that will pass over to Azerbaijan after the autumn war. Also, the "Caucasian Knot" has published a deployment map of the Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh.

On December 1, an explosion of ammunition occurred in the eastern direction of the front line, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Nagorno-Karabakh reported. The investigation into the incident is underway.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on December 2, 2020 at 11:58 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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