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‘Drug traders being dealt with sternly in Khost’

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Feb 02, 2016 - 14:58
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Senior provincial officials on Tuesday said they were sternly dealing with drug producers, traders and smugglers in southeastern Khost province. These views were expressed by the provincial governor, Hukam Khan Habibi, and...
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Logar’s Azra district becomes major hashish hub

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Jan 27, 2016 - 15:57
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The Azra district of central Logar province has become a major hub of hashish crop cultivation and drug smuggling, local officials say. The district’s chief, Hamidullah Hamid, told Pajhwok Afghan News that most residents of the...
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International cooperation sought in war on narcotics

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Dec 30, 2015 - 15:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) on Wednesday linked drug production to terrorism, asking the international community to show the same level of commitment to dealing with the twin challenges.
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302kg of drugs seized from vehicle in Uruzgan

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Dec 17, 2015 - 19:04
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Police on Thursday claimed recovering more than 300 kilograms of drugs from a vehicle in central Uruzgan province.
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1,719 kg of narcotics set alight in Uruzgan

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Dec 14, 2015 - 22:41
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Afghan soldiers on Monday torched 1,719 kilograms of narcotics they had seized from a truck on the Tirinkot-Kandahar highway in central Uruzgan province.
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More than 500kg of drugs seized in 3 provinces; 2 suspects detained

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Dec 01, 2015 - 12:47
KUNDUZ CITY/PUL-I-KHUMRI/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): More than 500 kilograms of drugs have been seized by law-enforcement agencies in Kunduz, Baghlan and Nimroz provinces, officials said on Tuesday. Brig. Gen. Mohammad Qasim Jangalbagh, police chief for...
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A dozen detained on drug-trafficking charges: CJTF

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Nov 16, 2015 - 12:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): A dozen drug traffickers have been arrested by counter narcotic police, the Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) said on Monday.
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60 kg of heroin seized in Baghlan

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Oct 31, 2015 - 11:29
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A drug trafficker was detained with 60 kilograms of heroin on the outskirts of Pul-i-Khumari, the capital of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Saturday. The deputy provincial police chief, Lt. Col. Abdul Rashid...
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Population of drug addicts on increase in Ghazni City

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Oct 25, 2015 - 15:13
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Narcotics are being openly sold in southern Ghazni province and as a result, the number of drug addicts is on the increase, officials of a drug addicts rehabilitation centre say. Nasraullah Naeemi, the centre head, told...
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Security officials involved in drug peddling: Feroz

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Oct 19, 2015 - 18:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): Public Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz on Monday said the number of individuals addicted to drugs would continue to increase until security personnel shunned peddling the drugs and prevented their smuggling. Feroz was summoned to...
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1 dead, 5 held 82 kg drugs seized

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Sep 26, 2015 - 13:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): Police have recovered 47 kilograms heroin, 24 kilograms opium, and 11 kilograms of hashish during raids and search in parts of the country, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Saturday.
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4 alleged drug dealers detained in Bamyan, say police

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Sep 18, 2015 - 17:37
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Four people have been detained on charges of dealing in drugs in the central province of Bamyan, officials said on Friday.
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1600kg of drugs found in Kabul-bound truck

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Aug 29, 2015 - 17:55
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Police recovered narcotics weighing 1600 kilograms from a truck during a search in the capital of central Logar province on Saturday. Logar crime branch police chief Col. Mohammad Jan Abid told Pajhwok Afghan News the drugs (...
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Police seize 200 kilograms of drugs, detain 2 smugglers

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Aug 08, 2015 - 17:06
​KUNDUZ/TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Police have seized around 200 kilograms of opium and apprehended three alleged smugglers in northern Kunduz and Takhar provinces, an official said on Saturday.
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5 smugglers detained with 1.5 tons of drugs in Nimroz

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Aug 01, 2015 - 20:06
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): More than 1,400 kilograms of narcotics have been seized and five alleged smugglers detained in connection to drugs trafficking in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said Saturday.
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228 held on drug charges in 3 months: CJTF

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Jul 15, 2015 - 15:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) on Wednesday said 228 people had been arrested in connection with drugs related crimes during the first three months of the current solar year. CJTF spokesman Ahmad Khalid Mowahid told Pajhwok...
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1held with 13 kg of heroin in Samangan

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Jul 06, 2015 - 16:24
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Police in northern Samangan province detained an alleged drug smuggler and recovered 13 kilograms of heroin from his possession, an official said on Monday.
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Army general detained with drugs in Baghlan

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Jun 30, 2015 - 21:51
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Counternarcotics police on Tuesday detained a senior military official and two soldiers after recovering 19 kilograms of heroin they carried in a military pick up vehicle in northern Baghlan province.
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Drugs fuelling terrorism in Afghanistan: Dostum

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Jun 23, 2015 - 15:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum said on Tuesday that narcotics business was strongly connected with militancy in the country and terrorist equipped themselves through cultivation and smuggling of illicit substance.
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Drugs-free Afghanistan in 12 years, says official

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Jun 21, 2015 - 16:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): A senior counternarcotics official at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Sunday that a three phase plan had been worked out to eradicate the menace of drugs from the country.
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