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Above 3 tons of drugs, chemical torched in Nimroz

Above 3 tons of drugs, chemical torched in Nimroz

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Oct 17, 2018 - 15:03

ZARANJ (Pajhwok): More than three tons of narcotics including 428 kilograms of heroin were torched in southwestern Nimroz province on Wednesday, an official said.

Provincial police chief Col. Abdul Raqib Mubarez said the drugs torched included 328 kilograms of heroin, 2,152 kilograms of opium, 82 kilograms of hashish, 189 kilograms of liquid chemicals, 165 kilograms of solid chemicals, 10 liters of alcoholic drinks and 150kg of other drugs.

He said the drugs had been seized by counternarcotics police during separate operations. The forces had also arrested 93 individuals in connection with the drugs and confiscated 18 vehicles during the past 14 months.

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