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Turkey sends more aid to flood struck Pakistan
Turkey sent another 35 tons of humanitarian aid to flood-hit Pakistan.
Saturday, 14 August 2010 15:04

 

Turkey sent another 35 tons of humanitarian aid to flood-hit Pakistan.

A Turkish cargo plane carrying the aid materials, including food packages, blankets, tents, cleaning and healthcare products, arrived in Islamabad early on Saturday.

Aid materials have been delivered to Pakistani Red Crescent officials.

Humanitarian aid will be distributed to flood victims in northwest part of Pakistan which was worst hit by monsoon rains.

Turkey which so far, donated $5 million and sent 115 tons of humanitarian aid to Pakistan after the flood, is expected to send more aid in the days to come.

Over 1,000 people have died so far and 1.5 million people have been displaced in the country after the worst monsoon floods of the past 80 years.
 

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