At least 8,000kg of drugs were torched after the Counter Narcotic Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) in a joint operation with Afghan Air Forces (AAF) has seized it during an operation in Logar province on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. [Photo: MoIA]

LOGAR, Afghanistan – The Counter Narcotic Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) in a joint operation with Afghan Air Forces (AAF) has seized a huge amount of drugs on Sunday, said the Ministry of Interior Affairs in a statement.

According to the statement, the Afghan forces discover and seized at least 8,000 kilograms of drugs in Dara-e-Ghoran of Khoshi district in the province.

“Afghan Counter-Narcotics Special Operation Police backed by AAF conducted a joint operation in Dara-e-Ghoran area, Khoshi district of Logar,” said the MoIA in a tweet.

Officials did not provide further details but said the narcotic drugs were all torched after discovering it during the operation.

“As a result, 8,000kg of illicit drugs seized & torched in the area,” the tweet added.

No group or individual has been comprehended on charges with drug trafficking.

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