Syrian police show seized Captagon pills at the Drug Enforcement Administration in the capital Damascus, on January 4, 2016. Use of Captagon has flourished in the chaos of Syria's war. Photo: AFP Syrian police show seized Captagon pills at the Drug Enforcement Administration in the capital Damascus, on January 4, 2016. Use of Captagon has flourished in the chaos of Syria's war. Photo: AFP
Syrian police show seized Captagon pills at the Drug Enforcement Administration in the capital Damascus, on January 4, 2016. Use of Captagon has flourished in the chaos of Syria's war. Photo: AFP

The psychoactive drug fuelling Islamic State fighters is far more potent than once thought, scientists say

Topic |   Islamic militancy
Syrian police show seized Captagon pills at the Drug Enforcement Administration in the capital Damascus, on January 4, 2016. Use of Captagon has flourished in the chaos of Syria's war. Photo: AFP Syrian police show seized Captagon pills at the Drug Enforcement Administration in the capital Damascus, on January 4, 2016. Use of Captagon has flourished in the chaos of Syria's war. Photo: AFP
Syrian police show seized Captagon pills at the Drug Enforcement Administration in the capital Damascus, on January 4, 2016. Use of Captagon has flourished in the chaos of Syria's war. Photo: AFP
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