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Incinerating 10 tonnes of illegal drugs in Peru

31 October 2012 Last updated at 18:45 GMT

Ten tonnes of cocaine, marijuana, opiates and other illegal substances have been destroyed in Peru, as the government continues its war on drugs.

This brings the total sum of disposed drugs to more than 40 tons since July.

According to the US, Peru has now overtaken Colombia as the world's largest producer of pure cocaine.

Marzieh Mashkoori reports.

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