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As a result of war in Ukraine, more than 116,000 square miles (300,000 km2) of the territory is likely to be contaminated with unexploded devices, according to the Deputy Minister of Interior.

Just to put that into context, that is an area larger than the UK.

But in Ukraine, there are only 300 qualified technicians available to help clear them, and proper equipment to carry out the task is in short supply.

During my time in Kyiv, I went out with the National Police EOD (bomb disposal) team. They work every day clearing areas, previously occupied by Russian forces, of mines, booby traps and unexploded munitions.

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