Poppy-Free Pakistan Continues to be a Global Drug-Smuggling Conduit, States UN Report

by Nancy Needhima on  July 1, 2012 at 8:03 PM General Health News
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Pakistan has been declared as a poppy-free country by The United Nations, but held it is used as a route for smuggling drugs worth 30 billion dollars from Afghanistan.
Poppy-Free Pakistan Continues to be a Global Drug-Smuggling Conduit, States UN Report
Poppy-Free Pakistan Continues to be a Global Drug-Smuggling Conduit, States UN Report

UN representatives said Pakistan is a major route for the smuggling of Afghan drugs and its provinces- Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa- have been facing a challenge in this regard, reports The Nation.

The UN said in its report that one-third of Afghan drugs are smuggled to other countries via Pakistani coastal areas of Balochistan.

Source: ANI

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