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392kg of drugs seized in Takhar in 2 days

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392kg of drugs seized in Takhar in 2 days

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Dec 16, 2015 - 17:37

TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Police on Wednesday claimed arresting five people smuggling 392 kilograms of opium and heroin in northern Takhar province.

Takhar police spokesman Maj. Abdul Khalil Aseer told Pajhwok Afghan News the drugs including 370kg of heroin and 22kg of opium were confiscated in two days and five persons were arrested in connection with the seizures in Takhar.

He said one of the detainees hailed from Takhar, two from Logar and as many others from Paktia provinces. The drugs were destined from northeastern Badakhshan province to Kabulinfo-icon, he added.

The police headquarters says since the start of the current year, nearly 60 drug traffickers have been detained in the province.

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