Mirror Co UK
- 17:40, 24 Nov 2022
In a sign of desperation, Afghans are giving their hungry children medicines to sedate them and selling organs to survive.
“Our children keep crying, and they don’t sleep. So we go to the pharmacy, get tablets and give them to our children so that they feel drowsy”, Abdul Wahab told the BBC.
Reporting just outside Herat, the country’s third largest city, in a settlement of thousands of small mud houses, lots of the men confirmed they all do the same and showed packets of alprazolam, also known as Xanax.