By Rashid Shirinov
A territory of 42,100 square meters has been completely cleared in Jojug Marjanli village of Azerbaijan’s Jabrayil region, National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) told Trend on December 3.
“Over the past day, an area of 42,100 square meters was cleared in the village, and 6,500 square meters were prepared for cleaning by special mechanical means,” the message says. No mines or unexploded ordnance was found.
Currently, ANAMA continues clearing of Jojug Marjanli from mines and UXOs.
Jojug Marjanli village was liberated by the Azerbaijani Armed Forces from the Armenian occupation in April 2016. In late January 2017, President Ilham Aliyev ordered to restore the village.
During the first phase of restoration, 50 private houses, a school, mosque, electric substation, hydrometeorological station, highway and other relevant infrastructure were constructed in Jojug Marjanli. The village was provided with gas, electricity and water supply.
The second phase of construction and restoration work and work on improvement and creation in Jojug Marjanli started on June 15 this year, and currently it is nearing completion.
Rashid Shirinov is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow him on Twitter: @RashidShirinov
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