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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Photos of the Day: June 26, 2013

Two Iranian policemen stand in front of a pile of seized narcotics set on fire, during a ceremony commemorating International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, in north Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Iran has burned at least 100 tons of illicit drugs as part of its efforts to fight drug smuggling. Iranian authorities and foreign guests watched as some 50 tons of various narcotics were burned in north Tehran at a ceremony on Wednesday to mark the UN International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Some 50 other tons were destroyed in several other Iranian cities.