26 JUN: Drugs worth nearly $1bn have been torched by Myanmar and Thailand to mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Record seizures of narcotics from the borderlands of Myanmar, Laos, southern China and northern Thailand have been made in the last 12 months. Some countries have strict laws against drug peddling which includes capital punishment. Drugs Heroin Cocaine Narcotics Thailand Myanmar Cambodia AntiDrugsDay BBCShorts BBCNews @BBCNews