Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

700kg of hashish recovered in Gardez

700kg of hashish recovered in Gardez

By
On
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.

Maj. Gen. Zalmai Oryakhel told Pajhwok Afghan News that Afghan Special Forces raided a hashish-producing factory in the Odki locality of Gardez, the provincial capital.

During the raid, the smugglers exchanged gunfire with the security forces, leaving a businessman of the contraband dead and another wounded.

Col. Muhammad Askar, a counternarcotics official, said the drugs were smuggled to other parts of the country after production.

rm/mud

Tags: 

Related Article


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Add new comment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update