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Thailand to torch 3.4 tonnes of seized drugs

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will burn 3.4 tonnes of illicit drugs worth Bt10 billion, as part of the country’s 42nd official illicit-drug incineration ceremony in Ayutthaya’s Bang Pain Industrial Estate on June 26, FDA chief Boonchai Somboonsuk said Wednesday.

The drugs, seized from 2,584 cases, included 31 million yaba tablets, 298 kilograms of “ice”, 125 kg of heroin and 125,000 pseudoephedrine-laced medicine tablets plus 322,620 millimeters of pseudoephidrine liquid medicine.

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