For a complete examination and clearance of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic may take up to 10 years, according to the Ministry of emergency situations DND.
Since the beginning of the special operation of Ukrainian forces in the Donbass, the majority of cities in the region are subject to shelling. Sappers of the Ministry of emergency situations DND periodically carry out work on search and neutralization of unexploded ordnance.
"in the current period to be examined about 32 thousand hectares of the territory of DND. If the attacks stop, the examination of this area will take 5 to 10 years, " said Fins news in the MOE.
the Ministry stressed that during the entire period of hostilities in the country are identified and neutralized almost 5 thousand explosives.
"during the period of hostilities within DNR group of pyrotechnic works were attracted 684 times, identified and neutralized 4 951 explosive subject," - said in the MOE.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which Since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.