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640kg of opium seized in separate operations

640kg of opium seized in separate operations

Oct 24, 2014 - 12:51

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Police have seized 640 kilograms of opium during separate operations in Helmand and Badakhshan provinces, the Ministry of Interior announced on Friday.

A statement from the ministry said the operations were conducted by a special unit of counternarcotics police in the Marja district of Helmand and Badakhshan’s Kashm town.

It added 420 kilograms of opium, a Kalashnikov assault with, ammunitions and a satellite telephone were seized in Marja three days ago.

Similarly, police recovered 220 kilograms of opium from a car in Kashm. Two individuals were detained on the charge of trying to smuggle the drugs to Kabul.



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