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Members of the Mexican Army carry boxes with heroin, cocaine and... News PhotoCarrying,Cocaine,Heroin,Horizontal,Latin America,Law,Methamphetamine,Mexico,Military,Military Base,Monterrey,Nuevo Leon,PeoplePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMembers of the Mexican Army carry boxes with heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine to be incinerated at a military base in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon state, on August 23, 2013. The Mexican Army incinerated more than 7,7 tons of drug, the majority of it being marijuana, seized to groups of drug traffickers from the north of the country, reported a military authority. A total of 7.771 kilos of marijuana were destroyed, 15 of heroin, 2,9 of methamphetamine, 2,6 of cocaine, 119 plants of marijuana and 173 tablets of psychotropic, according to the commander of the Fourth Military Region, Noe Sandoval Citadel. The drug was seized in various operations of the Army and the Mexican General Prosecutor's Office in the state of Nuevo Leon, which has a narrow frontier area with the United States. AFP PHOTO/Julio Cesar Aguilar (Photo credit should read Julio Cesar Aguilar/AFP/Getty Images)