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Cannabis crop on 100 acres of land eradicated in Paktika

SHARANA: Cannabis plant on about 100 acres of lands has been destroyed in Dila district of the country’s southeastern province of Paktika, the provincial police office said in a statement the other day. The provincial police spokesperson Mohammadullah said tha in a tip-off anti-narcotics operations the cannabis plant on 100 acres of lands has been destroyed in Dila district of the province in the past one week, according to the statement. On the other hand, the Ministry of Interior wrote on its twitter page, that cannabis and poppy crops were destroyed on more than 100 acres of land in Paktika and Parwan provinces. The ministry said the operations were carried out in Paktika’s Dila and Saidkhel district of Parwan and the campaign was still ongoing. The ministry also said antinarcotics police had arrested eight people for selling drugs and alcohol in Kabul, Uruzgan, Khost and Parwan provinces. The Islamic Emirate has banned cultivation, purchase and sale of any kind of drugs in the country and violators are dealt with legally. The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.