Suspected rebels held; opium seized
KABUL (PAN): A number of suspected insurgents were detained and a narcotics cache seized during an operation in southern Kandahar province, the International Security Assistance Force said on Tuesday.
An Afghan-coalition patrol arrested the suspects in Registan district on Monday, the alliance said in a statement, giving no specific number.
The cache contained 670 kilograms of wet opium and 90 kg of dry opium, which were safely destroyed on site, the statement added.
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