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Police seize huge quantity of narcotics

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Jan 04, 2015 - 11:37
TALUQAN/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Police in different operations have seized around one-and-a-half tonnes of narcotics and detained seven alleged smugglers in northern Taluqan and southern Helmand provinces, officials said Sunday.
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Poppy growth rises, drug seizures decline

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Dec 30, 2014 - 20:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): Senior counternarcotics officials on Tuesday said poppy cultivation and drug smuggling continued to increase in the country and the level of drugs seized had declined.
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Huge drugs seized, 8 peddlers held

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Dec 28, 2014 - 20:01
TALUQAN (Pajhwok): Police captured a truck and recovered hundreds of kilograms of drugs from it in northern Takhar province on Sunday, an official said. Police chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Hanan Qataghani told Pajhwok Afghan News four persons had been...
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300kg drugs seized in Kunduz

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Dec 13, 2014 - 14:30
KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Police have seized 300 kilograms of drugs in northern Kunduz province, an official said Saturday.
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700kg of hashish recovered in Gardez

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Dec 11, 2014 - 11:45
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces have detained four people and recovered 700 kilograms of hashish from their possession during an operation in southeastern Paktia province, the police chief said on Thursday.
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Opium, hashish seized near Iranian border

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Dec 08, 2014 - 13:08
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police have seized 218 kilograms of narcotics in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Monday.
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3 militants killed; opium seized

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Nov 30, 2014 - 15:31
Hamdard & Kohi KUNDUZ CITY/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three militants, including a commander, were killed in northern Kunduz province, police said on Sunday. The provincial police chief told Pajhwok Afghan News a group of militants planning to attack a...
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Huge quantity drugs seized in Nangarhar, Nimroz

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Nov 22, 2014 - 16:24
JALALABAD/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police on Saturday detained six people on charges of trafficking more than one ton of narcotics in eastern Nangarhar and southwestern Nimroz provinces, officials said.
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Drug addicts on the increase in Panjsher

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Nov 13, 2014 - 00:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): More and more people, particularly young men, are becoming drug addicts due to abject poverty and increasing unemployment in central Panjsher people, residents complained on Wednesday.
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War on drugs needs joint global strategy: Ghani

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Nov 09, 2014 - 16:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has said combating the menace of narcotics needed a joint international strategy.
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21 tonnes of drugs set alight in Kabul

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Oct 29, 2014 - 16:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 20 tonnes of drugs were torched in Kabul on Wednesday when officials said Afghanistan needed international assistance in the fight against narcotics -- a top priority of the new government.
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70 kg of drugs seized near Iran border

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Oct 26, 2014 - 19:18
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police seized 70 kilograms of drugs from a car near the Iranian border in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Sunday.
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640kg of opium seized in separate operations

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Oct 24, 2014 - 12:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): Police have seized 640 kilograms of opium during separate operations in Helmand and Badakhshan provinces, the Ministry of Interior announced on Friday.
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Anti-drug strategy a failure: Mubarez

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Oct 21, 2014 - 19:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Counter-narcotics Minister Din Mohammad Mubarez on Tuesday acknowledged the government’s strategy was a failure and so far no proper effort had been made in this regard.
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2 heroin smugglers held at Kabul airport

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Aug 10, 2014 - 11:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): Police have detained at the Kabul International Airport two people trying to smuggle drugs to India, the Ministry of Interior said on Sunday.
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140kg of drugs recovered in Nimroz

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Jul 10, 2014 - 13:23
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): As many as 140 kilograms of drugs were seized by police in western Nimroz province, an official said Thursday.
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Narcotics yield, trade and use on the rise

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Jun 28, 2014 - 18:58
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Marking World Anti-Narcotics Day, participants of a gathering in the capital of northern Balkh province on Saturday raised their concerns about increasing poppy cultivation, drug smuggling and use in the country.
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550 kg of narcotics seized in Nimroz

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Jun 10, 2014 - 15:22
KABUL/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police have detained two smugglers and recovered 550 kilograms of narcotics during a cleanup operation in the Khashruad district of southwestern Nimroz province, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Afghanistan still big drugs producing country

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Jun 09, 2014 - 11:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than $7 billion were utilized in the struggle against drugs over the past 13 years in Afghanistan but the country still stood first in terms of producing drugs in the world.
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Minister unveils new regional policy on drugs

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Jun 08, 2014 - 20:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): Counternarcotics Minister Din Mohammad Mubariz Rashidi on Sunday launched a new policy on regional and international cooperation to control drug trafficking and production in Afghanistan.
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