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EOD teams in Estonia have disarmed 6,750 pieces of ordnance this year


 

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(ERR.ee) Explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) experts have received a total of 1,520 calls this year with the majority of the calls having concerned people finding war-era ordnance. EOD teams have disarmed 6,750 pieces of ordnance in 11 month this year, the second largest result since 1992.

By the end of November, EOD teams had received 1,520 calls requesting ordnance disposal. "War-era ordnance is still found on Estonia's territory to this day. Digging and farm work but also natural landslides may unearth dangerous objects," Meelis Mesi from the Rescue Board said.

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Published: Monday, December 6, 2021

Last Updated: Monday, December 6, 2021

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