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    300kg drugs seized in Kunduz

    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

    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

    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

    Hamdard & Kohi

    KUNDUZ CITY/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three militants, including a commander, were killed in northern Kunduz province, police said on Sunday.

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    Huge quantity drugs seized in Nangarhar, Nimroz

    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

    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.


    War on drugs needs joint global strategy: Ghani

    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

    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

    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

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