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Mine clearance effort in LPR city of Severodonetsk 70% complete — Kadyrov

The city will be fully cleared in a day or two, Chechen leader said

GROZNY, May 30. /TASS/. The mine clearance effort in the city of Severodonetsk in the Lugansk People’s Republic is 70% complete and is due to be over in the coming days, enabling humanitarian deliveries to the area, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov wrote in his Telegram channel.

"For the time being, about 70% of the city’s residential areas have been cleared from mines and explosives. The city will be fully cleared in a day or two. A humanitarian cargo from the Hero of Russia Akhmad-Khadzhi Kadyrov Regional Public Foundation will be sent here," Kadyrov wrote.

Earlier, Kadyrov reported that the LPR city of Severodonetsk was taken under the Russian control.

In turn, LPR People’s Militia official spokesman Ivan Filiponenko said on Saturday that the Ukrainian armed forces have occupied residential districts of Severodonetsk, using those areas to launch massive artillery shelling.