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May 11, 2017

Poppy plant are used to make opium and heroin and the Mexican army is fighting a surge in violence for control of poppy country against gangs that have engulfed the state of Guerrero in a war to control poppy fields.

Mexico’s poppy war
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Poppy plants used to make heroin are seen at a clandestine plantation during a military operation in Culiacan in the state of Sinaloa STRINGER/REUTERS

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