Language

Don't you have an account with Pajhwok Afghan News?

Click here to subscribe.

22 acres cleared of poppy in Nangarhar in 24 hours

22 acres cleared of poppy in Nangarhar in 24 hours

author avatar
7 Mar 2024 - 15:22
22 acres cleared of poppy in Nangarhar in 24 hours
author avatar
7 Mar 2024 - 15:22

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Police destroyed poppy crop on 22 acres of land during the past 24 hours in ten districts of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday.

Police spokesman Abdul Basir Zabuli told Pajhwok Afghan News the illicit plant was destroyed on 22 acres of land during an ongoing poppy eradication campaign in the province.

The banned crop was eradicated in Achin, Sherzad, Chaparhar, Shinwari, Kama, Nazynan, Rotad and Batikot districts.

He said the drive would continue until full eradication of poppies in the province.

So far 175 acres of land has been cleared of poppy since the beginning of the poppy eradication drive in the province.

kk/ma

Views: 24

GET IN TOUCH

SUGGEST A STORY

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

PAJHWOK MOBILE APP

Download our mobile application to get the latest updates on your mobile phone. Read more