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1 dead, 5 held 82 kg drugs seized

1 dead, 5 held 82 kg drugs seized

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Sep 26, 2015 - 13:52

KABULinfo-icon (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.

Security officials have seized 15 kilograms of heroin during raid in the outskirts of Taluqan, the capital of northern Takhar province, and gunned down one smuggler during encounter.

One smuggler was arrested and 24 kilograms opium was recovered from his car during search in central Parwan province.

Three more durg suppliers were arrested and security forces seized 25 kilograms heroin and 11 kilograms of hashish in Nangarhar and Badakhshan provinces.

Another 16 kilograms of herioin were recovered from a car in western Herat provicne. Police have arrested one person in connection of smuggling.

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