Russian sappers clear of mines nearly 20 facilities in Aleppo over 24 hours
Russian military personnel arrived in Syria on Dec. 3

More than two dozen facilities in Aleppo have been cleared of mines by specialists from Russia’s international mine-clearing center over the past 24 hours, the chief of the main operations directorate of Russia’s General Staff, Lieutenant-General Sergey Rudskoy told the media on Dec. 9.

"Over the past 24 hours alone 21 sites have been cleared of mines, among them two schools, a power supply substation, a water cleaning facility, two mosques and other socially important facilities," he said.

Russian military personnel are pushing ahead with clearing regained areas of the city of explosive items.

"First and foremost, they handle mines, makeshift bombs and unexploded ordnance on the premises of crucial infrastructures and along the main roads," Rudskoy said.

Source: TASS

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