Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

56 tonnes of drugs torched in Kandahar

56 tonnes of drugs torched in Kandahar

Mar 12, 2011 - 20:57

KANDAHARCITY (PANinfo-icon): Illicit drugs weighing 56 tonnes, seized over the past one year, were set on fire in southern Kandahar province on Saturday.

A ceremony held in this connection was attended by interior ministry and local security officials in Kandahar City, the provincial capital.

The drugs included 115 kilograms of heroin, 100 kg of opium, 4,412 kg of hashish, 22,120 litres of acid and 23,000 kg of chemicals used in processing narcotics.

Gen. Salim Ehsas, the commander of the 404th Maiwand Zone police, said 2,450 kg of ammonium nitrate, 72 litres of alcohol and 227 strips of intoxicating tablets were also torched.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update