Mine clearance ongoing in Avdiyivka
Sappers from the Ukrainian Defense Ministry are working on clearing the territory of Avdiyivka, Donetsk region, of mines, the Defense Ministry press service said.
"Powerful artillery and mortar attacks on Avdiyivka occurred over the past few days. A large amount of munitions [...] did not explode, which created danger for civilians. Mine clearance groups of the Ukrainian Armed Forces continue clearing the city's residential quarters of explosive objects," the report said.
Requests for the destruction of dud munitions are received from the local authorities, the National Police and the Ukrainian State Emergency Service daily, the press service said.
According to earlier reports, pyrotechnicians from the Ukrainian State Emergency Service have begun mine clearance work near the power lines in Avdiyivka.