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Russia sends more than 40 tons of humanitarian aid to Kyrgyzstan

December 30, 2015, 8:41 UTC+3 MOSCOW
The humanitarian cargo includes mobile power stations, multi-seat tents, blankets, utensils and food (canned meat and fish)
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MOSCOW, December 30. /TASS/. The Russian Emergencies Ministry has sent more than 40 tons of humanitarian aid to Kyrgyzstan.

"Today, under instructions from the Russian government, the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s Ilyushin IL-76 aircraft has departed from Ramenskoye airport in the Moscow region to the Kyrgyz city of Osh to provide humanitarian assistance to the population of Kyrgyzstan affected by a devastating earthquake," the ministry’s spokesman said.

The aircraft will deliver to Kyrgyzstan more than 40 tons of humanitarian cargo, including mobile power stations, multi-seat tents, blankets, utensils and food (canned meat and fish).

A series of earthquake shocks occurred in southern Kyrgyzstan overnight on November 18. The epicenter was located from 35 to 45 kilometers from the regional center — the city of Osh. According to the Kyrgyz authorities, about 140 houses were damaged, some of them are considered to be a total loss. The Kyrgyz authorities asked Russia to render assistance in dealing away with the aftermath of the earthquake.

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