Survey: Afghanistan opium production up by 87 percent
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 () KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A joint survey by the Afghan government and the United Nation shows that opium production in Afghanistan has increased by 87 percent this year. The production stands at a record level of 9,000 metric tons so far in 2017, compared with 2016 levels. Afghan Ministry of Counter Narcotics and the U.N. […]
The US Air Force and Afghan forces struck seven drug processing centers in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on November 19, as a part of a new strategy NATO said is meant to cut off the Taliban’s revenue stream.This footage shows attacks in Musa Qala, Kajaki, and Sangin districts of Helmand...
U.S. and Afghan forces launched a series of airstrikes on several opium-production plants in southern Afghanistan, marking a new front in the air campaign, the... Wall Street Journal - Asia-PacificAlso reported by •Seattle Times
Original source for this article can be found on RT by clicking herePublished time: 16 Nov, 2017 09:12 Opium production in Afghanistan has almost doubled this... Newsline - WorldAlso reported by •Seattle Times