Recent report suggests a rise in drug addictions in Afghanistan


A recent report conducted by the Afghan authorities suggests that there are one million Afghans who are addicted to drugs - 60,000 are said to be women.

The report points to war and poverty as the main causes. Karen Zarindast reports.

Video produced by BBC Persian's Ali Salimi

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