Afghan Taliban Launch Campaign to Eradicate Poppy Crop

Abdul KhaliqSource LinkAfghanistan’s Taliban rulers have begun a campaign to eradicate poppy cultivation, aiming to wipe out the country’s massive production of opium and heroin, even as farmers fear their livelihoods will be ruined at a time of growing poverty.On a recent day in Washir district in southern Helmand province, armed Taliban fighters stood guard as a tractor tore up a field of
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