The ruins of Aghdam, city at the borderline between Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan has been totally destroyed during the armed conflict and afterwards. It is now a ghost-city, who once had it's own airport and a population of 160.000. Being on the borderline, there are still fights going on in this area which is considered a buffer zone between the two countries. The place is also known to be dangerous for it's unexploted mines. There is no official report of mines left unexploded, but it is certain that Nagorno-Karabakh is one of the former Soviet Union territories with the greatest area of minefields. Aghdam, Nagorno-Karabakh, 19 September 2008.

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