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This Is What Happens When A BBC Reporter Stands Next To A Pile Of Burning Hash And Heroin

BBC's Middle East correspondent Quentin Sommerville was trying to do a serious report on the drug trade in Afghanistan a few years back ... then he got the giggles.

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In case you were wondering, this is what "eight and a half tons of heroin, opium, hashish and other narcotics" burning behind you does.

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Sheera Frenkel is a cybersecurity correspondent for BuzzFeed News based in San Francisco. She has reported from Israel, Egypt, Jordan and across the Middle East. Her secure PGP fingerprint is 4A53 A35C 06BE 5339 E9B6 D54E 73A6 0F6A E252 A50F

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