An Afghan National Security and International Security Assistance force patrol seized 600 kilograms of wet opium and discovered two drug labs in Maiwand district, Helmand province, Tuesday.
The joint patrol was in the vicinity of Wushtan village when they noticed a suspicious area. Further investigation of the area revealed two narcotics laboratories.
During a search of the laboratories, the patrol discovered 600 kilograms of opium. The laboratories and narcotics were destroyed on site.
Article by ISAF Joint Command