Afghan Police Destroy Opium Farm

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An Afghan policeman swipes at opium plants with a cane as they tackle... News PhotoAfghanistan,Agriculture,Conflict,Crop,East,Farm,Field,Flower,Harvesting,Horizontal,Law,Narcotic,Opium,Outdoors,Police Force,Recreational Drug,War On DrugsPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Majid SaeediBABAJI VILLAGE, AFGHANISTAN - MARCH 14: An Afghan policeman swipes at opium plants with a cane as they tackle the crop on a farm on March 14, 2013, in Babaji village-Helmand Province ,south east Afghanistan. Most of the opium is chemically processed to produce herion, which ends up heading to either Iran, Russia and/or Europe. According to United Nations report, in 2012 there was an increase of 18 percent in cultivation of opium in Afghanistan; the world's largest source of the crop. (Photo by Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)