Raids, helo ops hit Afghan drug smugglers

story by: Dan Lamothe
photo courtesy of: Sgt. Andrea M. Olguin, USMC
Marines are running heliborne operations and other raids this spring to stem the flow of stored poppy out of the country ahead of the next harvest, said the two-star general overseeing ground operations here.
The interdiction has taken place in several districts of Helmand province, where about 17,000 Marines are deployed. The poppy — used to make heroin and other narcotics — has been confiscated after it leaves the hands of regular farmers, so as not to affect their day-to-day lives.
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