Turkish aid reaches flood-hit Pakistan / PHOTO

Turkish Red Crescent Aid Society's 35 tonnes of humanitarian assistance has been presented to the Pakistani Red Crescent in Pakistani capital on Thursday.

Turkish aid reaches flood-hit Pakistan / PHOTO

Turkish Red Crescent Aid Society's 35 tonnes of humanitarian assistance has been presented to the Pakistani Red Crescent in Pakistani capital of Islamabad on Thursday.


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The relief materials were taken to Pakistan in a cargo jet of the Turkish Airlines (THY) and includes 1,150 packages of food items, 420 kitchen sets, 1,000 blankets, 1,300 sleeping bags, and 2,400 sponge beds.


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The aid materials will be distributed to people in north-western Pakistan, a region that was badly flooded after recent torrential rainfall.


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More than 1,400 Pakistanis lost lives in the floods and more than 3.2 million people were negatively affected by the floods.


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