By Vugar Khalilov
The Azerbaijani army's engineer-sapper units have defused
another batch of Armenian-planted mines in Kalbajar District,
Azernews reports, citing the ministry.
As a result of demining activities, the sappers detected and
defused some 259 PMN-E anti-personnel mines, planted by the
Armenian sabotage groups during a large-scale border provocation in
Kalbajar's Alagollar area, the ministry said.
By September 28, Kalbajar Alagollar area had been cleared of 543
PMN-E anti-personnel, as well as 8 TM-62 anti-tank mines, it
The mines discovered by the Azerbaijani army engineer-sapper
units were defused in line with safety rules. The sapper units
continue demining the territories and supply roads mined by
Armenian sabotage groups during a large-scale border
On September 19, some 100 E-001 M type anti-personnel mines,
made in Armenia in 2021, were discovered in the ravine gap of the
northeastern section of the Boyuk Ishigli Mount.
To recap, units of the Armenian armed forces carried out
large-scale provocations along the Azerbaijani-Armenian state
border in the Dashkasan, Kalbajar, and Lachin directions on the
night of September 12 leading to 13. The Armenian sabotage groups
mined land and supply roads linking the positions of the
Azerbaijani army units in different directions, taking advantage of
the area's steep topography and existing ravine gaps.
The clashes between the sides ensued as a result of the urgent
efforts made by the Azerbaijani armed forces to quell these
activities. As a result, 79 armed forces personnel were killed, the
The Azerbaijani military units stationed in these areas took
decisive retaliatory measures to suppress the provocations of the
Armenian armed forces and military threats to Azerbaijan's
territory and sovereignty, as well as to ensure the safety of
military personnel, including civilian workers involved in
infrastructure construction in Kalbajar and Lachin districts, the
So far, the Armenian government reported 135 losses among its
own military personnel.
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