VIDEO: Russian Sappers Clearing Mines in Aleppo

Wed Dec 7, 2016 14:36:15

Russian television broadcast video on Wednesday showing a team of sappers recovering improvised explosives in areas of eastern Aleppo reclaimed from rebels.

Alalam - Syria

The Russian mine clearance unit used a dog to help locate explosive devices, and the unit commander said that all recovered improvised explosives looked similar, leading him to believe they all came from the same source.

Most appeared to be encased within plastic water bottles.

Militants planned to carry out a demolition of the subassemblies that supply water to the city.

The sappers have already removed most of the mines, AP reports.

Currently the sappers continue the inspection of the basement and nearby buildings."


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