Largest heroin seizure

In July 2010, according to reports attributed to the Afghan Interior Minister, Bismillah Khan Mohammadi, coalition forces seized 5.7 tonnes (6.28 tons) of heroin in what is the world’s largest haul of the drug. In addition to the heroin, 11.3 tonnes (12.46 tons) of opium and 841 kg (1854.09 lb) of hashish were also seized as well as 4.5 tonnes (4.96 tons) of ammonium chloride, which is used in turning the opium into heroin.