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  • Who: ISAF

  • What: Largest drugs haul by weight

  • Where: Afghanistan

On 9 June 2008, the world’s largest cannabis drug haul was made in Afghanistan. Worth some £225 million and weighing 237 tonnes (261.25 tons) - the approximate equivalent of 30 double-decker buses - and occupying six large trenches covering an area the size of two football pitches, the cannabis was later destroyed by Harrier fighter aircraft from the Royal Air Force’s coalition forces.

 

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