KABUL: The Afghan caretaker government said on Wednesday that security personnel in the country’s three northern regions had detained seven narcotics traffickers.
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“The suspects were arrested in connection with drug trafficking in several separate operations in Samangan, Takhar, and Balkh provinces in recent days,“ the ministry stated in a statement.
According to the statement, security personnel also confiscated a quantity of drugs such as opium, methamphetamine, and heroin.
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The caretaker administration in Afghanistan has pledged to combat illegal narcotics, drug production, and drug trafficking.
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