PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, May 11 (Xinhua) -- Security forces in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province arrested three drug traffickers with illicit drugs, a provincial source confirmed on Wednesday.
"The Baghlan police arrested three men in Khinjan district, Baghlan province. The suspects tried to transport 12 kg of hashish to Kabul province and the drug was confiscated," Mustafa Hashimi, head of the provincial information and culture department, told Xinhua, and a further investigation is underway.
Afghanistan's Taliban-led caretaker government has vowed to fight against poppy cultivation and opium trade in the war-torn country. ■