Azerbaijan conducts inspections to curb illegal hunting

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 29

By Ilhame Isabalayeva - Trend:

Officials from Azerbaijani Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry and Interior Ministry seized six hunting guns, as well as large number of birds and fish during the inspection conducted for stopping illegal hunting, according to a message from the Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry.

Administrative fines of 7,500 manats were imposed.

The inspections were carried out on the territory of hunting farms in Saatli, Shabran and other districts, as well as near the main highways.

Also the inspections near the main highways revealed an illegal sale of birds and fish listed in the 'Red Book of Azerbaijan'.

Translated by E.A.

Edited by C.N.

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