Donetsk, Mar 11 – DAN. More than 1,400 explosive remnants of war have been located in the liberated part of the DPR since March 2, the Ministry of Emergencies said.
"Since March 2, engineer units of the Republican Rescue Center of the Ministry of Emergencies explored 60,888 ha of liberated territories, and located 1,418 explosive objects," the report reads.
Some of the UXO have already been deactivated and destroyed.
Russia started a special military operation to denazify and demilitarize Ukraine on February 24. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the decision was made after the DPR and LPR Heads addressed him asking for help.
The Russian leader said that Moscow is not planning to occupy Ukrainian territory, the only goal is to protect people who have been continuously shelled and subjected to other forms of genocide by Ukraine for eight years. *ot*