US: Philadelphia to shut down heroin market

Philadelphia is trying to shut down a notorious makeshift camp dubbed 'El Campamento', which is known for drug dealing and using.

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    Philadelphia is trying to shut down a notorious makeshift camp dubbed “El Campamento”, which is known for drug dealing and using.

    President Donald Trump's drug commission called on him earlier this week to declare a national emergency over an opioid drug epidemic.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


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