(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 3. According to
official sources, three people, two of whom were civilians, got
injured as a result of landmine and unexploded ordnance explosions
during three incidents in Khojavand, Jabrayil and Kalbajar
districts of Azerbaijan in July 2022, Chairman of the Azerbaijan
Mine Ban Campaign Hafiz Safikhanov told Trend .
According to him, two cases were related to the anti-tank mine
“In the first seven months of 2022, a total of 35 people got
injured, three people were killed, two of whom – from cluster
munitions. During the period between November 10, 2020 and August
1, 2022, 102 civilians suffered, 32 people were killed, and 70 were
injured,' Safikhanov said.
He noted despite regular appeals from public agencies and civil
society institutions, illegal visits to the liberated territories
still take place, which poses a mine threat to their lives.
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