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    Afghan youths hit by heroin - 07 Sep 07

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    While Afghanistan is blamed for the vast majority of heroin that's trafficked around the world, the level of addiction at home is a growing problem. Official figures show more than 900,000 Afghans are hooked on heroin, and nearly a quarter of those addicts are women and children. Alan Fisher reports from Kabul on a new clinic dedicating its efforts to helping women and girls get clean.