Publish dateSaturday 26 January 2019 - 15:40
Story Code : 178564
Afghan Counter-Narcotics Special Operation Police Destroy Heroin Labs in Nangarhar
The Ministry of Interior (MoI) says the Afghan forces have destroyed two heroin labs during an operation which was conducted in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

“Yesterday, Afghan Counter-Narcotics Special Operation Police, General Command of Police Special Units and Afghan Air Forces carried out a joint operation in Margi Tarmi village, Shirzad district of eastern Nangarhar province, destroying two heroin factories,” MoI said in a statement.
The statement further added “Among the drugs and materials, 1600kg of liquid opium, 561kg of ammonium chloride and some amount of chemical substance which has been used in making heroin, were also destroyed.”
“960 AK-47 bullets were also seized by joint forces,” MoI said, adding that “The Ministry of Interior is committed to the fight against narcotics and Afghan National Counter-narcotics Police are having major success in fighting against smugglers and narcotics, which will continue.”
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
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