The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.

Turkish humanitarian aid shipments for flood-affected people arrives in Balkh

KABUL: The Turkish first shipment of humanitarian assistance for the flood-stricken people of the country’s northern province of Baghlan, has arrived in Balkh, the state-run Bakhtar News Agency reported the other day. Director of the Afghan Red Crescent Society in the country’s northern zone, Qari Mohammad Younus Masoomi said that the Turkish humanitarian assistance for the recent flood-affected families of Baghlan arrived at Mawlana Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi airport and will be distributed to the affected people soon, according to the statement. The humanitarian aid includes 15 tons of foodstuff, 7 tons of medicines and 2,000 tents, said Masoomi, assuring the aid will transparently be distributed among the floodaffected families of Baghlan. At the same time, the acting head of the Turkish Consulate General in Mazar-eSharif, Mustafa Kocho, said that 600 tons more aid from his country will arrive in Afghanistan through the railroad in the near future. A few days ago, Qatar and the EU also sent hundreds of tons of aid including tents, camp beds, and food items and medical items for the floodstricken people of Baghlan province. The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.