Demining Team Clear Ordnance From Kyiv Suburbs

HORENKA, UKRAINE - MAY 27: A "Danger Mine" sign is taped around the area as Ukrainian bomb disposal experts and de-mining teams clear a lake and field of unexploded munitions and mines in Kyiv suburb on May 27, 2022 in Horenka, Ukraine. Sappers of the State Emergency Service seized 150 explosive devices during a survey of the water area in Ukraine. In the vast majority, in the Kyiv Oblast. Lake Blakytne in Horenka village was at the epicenter of shelling by Russian troops trying to capture Kyiv. During two days of work here, pyrotechnics and divers of SES neutralized 10 munitions, including artillery shells, grenade launchers, and explosive elements from volley fire systems. Since Russia launched a large-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, 122,555 explosive devices have been neutralized, including 1,979 aircraft bombs. An area of 23,888 hectares was surveyed. The demining and clearing of unexploded munitions in Ukraine after 2022 Russian large-scale invasion could take between 5-7 years. (Photo by Oleksii Samsonov/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)
HORENKA, UKRAINE - MAY 27: A "Danger Mine" sign is taped around the area as Ukrainian bomb disposal experts and de-mining teams clear a lake and field of unexploded munitions and mines in Kyiv suburb on May 27, 2022 in Horenka, Ukraine. Sappers of the State Emergency Service seized 150 explosive devices during a survey of the water area in Ukraine. In the vast majority, in the Kyiv Oblast. Lake Blakytne in Horenka village was at the epicenter of shelling by Russian troops trying to capture Kyiv. During two days of work here, pyrotechnics and divers of SES neutralized 10 munitions, including artillery shells, grenade launchers, and explosive elements from volley fire systems. Since Russia launched a large-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, 122,555 explosive devices have been neutralized, including 1,979 aircraft bombs. An area of 23,888 hectares was surveyed. The demining and clearing of unexploded munitions in Ukraine after 2022 Russian large-scale invasion could take between 5-7 years. (Photo by Oleksii Samsonov/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)
Demining Team Clear Ordnance From Kyiv Suburbs
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