In Syria more than a thousand militants decided to lay down their arms. The extremists are leaving the valley of the river Barada. The success can be called strategic, because it supplies drinking water to the capital, Damascus. Civilians returning to Aleppo. Houses check the Russian engineers.
Military police cordoned off the area and are not allowed civilian. It's dangerous out there. The old city of Aleppo is a maze of narrow streets where every second door is a shop. And in the basement - dozens ndelivery shells of the gas cylinders stuffed with explosives and shrapnel. Immediately and the cocked grenade.
Deminers have to work in cramped conditions. While one neutralizes the other cover. The old city is almost 5 years has been under the militants. Retreating, they had mined almost old house. There every 5 cm contactors. The man is stepping in as an electric signal passes through wires and fires a bomb disguised as a fire extinguisher.
On the monument the history of UNESCO engineers work as carefully as possible. They found a live grenade, which exploded. The decision to destroy the place. You need to put numbness. Grenade overlaid with sandbags to avoid flying debris. Parallel survey and the road. Device "Oko-2" - fish finder at the wheel determines the voids to a depth of 15 meters. The engineers inform each other that at a depth of half a meter discovered the void that need to be examined. In old town preserves a large number of ancient tunnels. But there are quite fresh. It dug the militants to lay about 200 kg of explosives under the road.
Mine Aleppo deal only with Russian engineers. Of course, work and Syrian military engineers, but it is likely they help their colleagues from Russia.
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