Poppy fields cut down in Burma
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Poppy fields in Burma destroyed to curb opium production

Among the political and economic reforms launched by Burmese President, Thein Sein, is the aim to make the country drugs free by 2014.

To this end, authorities in Burma have started destroying poppy fields in the Shan state.

Mehvish Hussain reports.

  • 20 Feb 2012
  • From the section Asia