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Article from Vientiane Times
Author: Times Reporters
Published: 27/06/2012
Newspaper section: International Cooperation

Mr Thongsing Thammavong ( first left ) and high ranking officials look at confiscated drugs.


Narcotic drugs including 12,525kg of unrefined heroin, 470,170kg of amphetamine type stimulants, 1,535kg of cannabis and 226.5kg of white powder containing chemical precursors went up in flames yesterday in Vientiane.

The confiscated drugs were burned at an official ceremony held to mark the 25th International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. [Read More]