The Morning Wrap: India Survey Finds Seized Narcotics Rarely Destroyed; Official Delays Train For Tea Break

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A member of the Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) in Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, showing seized heroin. Each bag contains £70,000 (street value) worth of heroin rocks. Imagery captured showing the work of the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) in central Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The Helmand PRT is a mulitnational team, with staff supplied by the UK, US, Danish and Estonian governments. The UK has run the management platform for the PRT since 1 May 2006, when it assumed responsibility from the US. The PRT comprises 91 civilian, 94 military and 27 civilian police staff in Lashkar Gah and district centres across Helmand. It also employs approximately 30 locally engaged staff, bringing the total staff to 242. The PRT helps the Afghan Government deliver effective government and security across all Helmand Province.Photographer: SAC Neil Chapman (RAF) Image 45152423.jpg from For latest news visit: Follow us:

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