Azerbaijan, Kazakh / Trend corr. N.Fatullayeva / Some 15,000 hectares of land have been fired in contact line of Azerbaijan's Kazakh region within 2007, Azad Humbatov, the chief of the Civil Defence Department, said to the regional reporter of the Trend Agency on 16 October.
It is impossible to measure the fired territories as fire occurred in mined contact lines. Approximately 15,000 hectare of territories was fired.
Fired occurred mainly in Agkoynak, Khinaliglar, Farahli, Gushchu Ayrim, Jafarli and Bala Jafarli regions.