FC destroys Opium crop over 988 acres

August 25, 2014 Off By Web Desk

QUETTA: Frontier corps Balochistan destroyed Opium crop over an area of 988 acres in Murgha Faqirzai close to Pak-Afghan border.

According to details FC in collaboration with local population destroyed Opium crop over 988 acres of land in Murgha Faqirzai on the outskirts of Muslim Bagh close to Pak-Afghan border. More than 200 local people and 200 FC troops took part in the activity in which 35 tractors were also employed.

According to FC Spokesman 60 to 70 terrorists and Opium smugglers had tried to intrude in the said area three days ago. Timely action of FC forced them to flee. In exchange of fire one FC personnel had embraced martyrdom while several terrorists and smugglers were also killed.

FC and district administration in joint actions has already destroyed Opium crop over thousands of acres of land in Killa Abdullah, Duki and Zhob and would continue to do so in days ahead.

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