THE WORLDPOST
08/29/2011 10:00 am ET Updated Oct 29, 2011

Few Treatment Options For Afghans As Drug Use Rises

KABUL, Afghanistan — Once a river flowed under the low Pul-i-Sokhta bridge here, but now the thin stream is clotted with garbage, the banks are piled with refuse and crowds of heroin and opium addicts huddle in the shadows, some hanging like moths near the bridge’s supports, then slumping in the haze of narcotic smoke.

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