CNN PRODUCER NOTE iReporter and freelance photojournalist KazmiSahib witnessed a drug and alcohol burning in Karachi, Pakistan, last week for the World Customs Organization’s celebration of International Custom Day. The event is based on the theme of 'borders divide, customs connects,' according to the WCO's website. 'There was lots of heat and smoke when they burnt drugs. My reaction was to save my self from that heat but took a best frame I could take,' he said.
- zdan, CNN iReport producer
The international Custom day was celebrated throughout the world under the aegis of the WCO World Customs Organization, Pakistan Customs, as active member of the WCO and participated in this event, January 26, 2012, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Karachi, Pakistan.
The international Custom Day was celebrated on 26.12.2012 throughout the world under the aegis of the WCO World Custom Organization. Pakistan Customs, an active member of the WCO also participated in this event in Karachi. The model Customs Collectorate of preventive of Karachi held a drug destruction ceremony at Neelum Point, Hawksbay, Karachi. This year total 300 Kgs Heroin, 1280 Kgs of Charas, 428 bottels of liquor and 343 cans of beer were destroyed. Cinfiscated medicines, DVDs/ CDs and huge quantity of Gutka was also destroyed.
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