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Ancient citadel of Aleppo demined

Sappers from Russia's International Mine Action Center demined the ancient citadel of Aleppo

Russian Defense Ministry published photos of demining the ancient citadel of Aleppo in Syria — historic fortress in the old town. According to UNESCO, 60% of the old city of Aleppo has been severely damaged, with 30% totally destroyed. Within the last 1,5 months, the Russian sappers have cleared of explosive devices 3,3 thousand buildings and 680 kilometers of roads, demining a total area of 2000 hectares, the statement of Russian Defense Ministry said