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3 tonnes of drugs seized in Kandahar, Nimroz

3 tonnes of drugs seized in Kandahar, Nimroz

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Mar 09, 2011 - 14:22

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): More than three tonnes of narcotics were recovered and 12 suspects arrested during operations in Kandahar and Nimroz provinces, the Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday.

International Assistance Security Force and Afghan army's 205th Atal Corps soldiers seized and torched 1,770 kilograms of hashish and 32kg of opium in Zherai district of Kandahar.

The troops arrested 10 suspected drug traffickers, who were being interrogated, a statement from the ministry said, adding Afghan forces recovered 1,500kg of opium and 25kg of heroin In Khashrod district of Nimroz.

The security forces also recovered 47 weapons and arrested two suspects. The joint force suffered no causalities in the operations, the ministry said.

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