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In Chitral, home is the opium den for women and children braving cold


CHITRAL: They are not junkies or a group of friends, but family members smoking opium on a freezing cold evening in Baroghil Valley — a small town situated in the extreme north of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Chitral district. A traditional chillum (pipe) is passed from one member to another — including children — as they hunker on their knees, while thick ...

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