Reportage: Pakistan II: Heroin: Heroin in Pakistan

Drug addicts smoke and inject heroin under a bridge along a sewage canal. Many of the addicts are refugees from neighboring Afghanistan. Afghanistan is the world's largest poppy producing nation and exports opium and heroin to its neighbors as well as to the rest of the world.Quetta, Pakistan.Photo © J.B. Russell
Heroin in Pakistan, October 2001

Drug addicts smoke and inject heroin under a bridge along a sewage canal. Many of the addicts are refugees from neighboring Afghanistan. Afghanistan is the world's largest poppy producing nation and exports opium and heroin to its neighbors as well as to the rest of the world. 

Quetta, Pakistan. 

Photo © J.B. Russell