Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. E.Huseynli / The Azerbaijani State Statistic Committee reported that about 15,436 serious crimes were registered from January to October 2007.
As a result 8,769 people were injured and 1,228 of them died. Around 8.5% of dead were under 18 years old.
About 11,386 minor offences were reported during the mentioned period. Some 1,312 crimes were committed by a group of people, 1,334 by former prisoners, 438 by people in a state of intoxication and 326 committed by the under 18s.