Lao sappers receive certificate of the International Mine Action Center
Another group of sappers of the Lao People's Army has passed training course at the branch of the International Main Action Centre of the Russian Armed Forces opened in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
The training course lasted one month under the guidance of the Russian instructors from the International Main Action Centre of the Russian Armed Forces. A group of Lao specialists successfully passed tests for theoretical and practical training, a standard for mine action, examine for knowing Russian means of searching for explosive ordnance and the properties of sapper protection suits. Russian specialists have already trained 20 Lao servicemen at the branch of the International Mine Action Center.
At the same time, Russian sappers continue to carry out the tasks of cleaning of explosive objects in the wooded area of the Khamkeut district. At present, Russian sappers found more than two hundred explosive items on 60 hectares of the tested and cleaned area.