Hundreds of pounds of heroin are prepared for destruction after being seized by Afghan
Kabul - XINHUA
Units of Afghan Special Force in crackdown against poppy cultivation and drug traffickers have destroyed five heroin labs and confiscated tons of illicit drugs, said a statement of the Interior Ministry released here on Tuesday.
"The operations were conducted in Khogyani district couple of days ago during which five heroin labs were located in Tarma village and destroyed by the troops there," the statement said.
Around 10 tons of illicit drug including 4.8 tons opium poppy were also discovered during the operations from the village and confiscated by the troops, the statement asserted.