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.

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“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

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