Mines, unexploded munitions riddle Nagorno-Karabakh region

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Published on November 17, 2020 by

Thirty years before the most recent conflict, Nagorno-Karabakh was mired in another war. It left a deadly legacy.

Azerbaijan estimates 14,000 square kilometres (5,405 square miles) in and around the region are contaminated with mines and unexploded munitions.

They pose a serious danger to civilians – and to the crews tasked with clearing the sites.

Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports from Tartar.

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