Tonnes of poppy seeds seized in Nimroz
The poppy seeds were seized by Afghan police with the support of US-led coalition forces in Dilaram district, the ministry said in a statement.
Separately, two tonnes of ammonium nitrate and hashish were recovered in a similar operation in the Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province. The drugs and fertiliser used to make explosives were burnt.
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