Poppy cultivation over 129 kanals destroyed in Kashmir

File Photo

Srinagar: Poppy crops spread over 129 kanals of land in south Kashmir have been destroyed by the Excise Department in the Kashmir valley, an official spokesman said on Thursday evening.
Deputy Excise Commissioner, Executive Kashmir said that the enforcement teams destroyed illicit poppy crop spread over 129 kanals of land in Anantnag, Shopian, Pulwama, Kulgam, Bandipora, Ganderbal Baramulla and Budgam districts.
He said that the department has destroyed illicit crop over 2244 kanals 7 malras so far. The drive shall continue till all illicit poppy crops in Kashmir are destroyed.