Attack of the 10-foot Afghan Marijuana Plants
CNN is reporting that Canadian troops are having some difficulties.
Canadian troops fighting Taliban militants in Afghanistan have stumbled across an unexpected and potent enemy — almost impenetrable forests of marijuana plants 10 feet tall.
“We tried burning them with white phosphorous — it didn’t work. We tried burning them with diesel — it didn’t work. The plants are so full of water right now … that we simply couldn’t burn them,” he said.
Even successful incineration had its drawbacks.
I guess that last is a matter of opinion.
Anyway the original article is short and fun. Read and giggle.
Hat Tip: DefenseTech