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China offers more aid to flooded Pakistan

09-07-2010 19:13 BJT

80 million yuan in humanitarian aid has been handed over to Pakistan for relief and reconstruction. Tuesday's relief aid includes 20 million yuan aid which was already delivered to northern Pakistan's Hunza area. And a second batch worth 60 million yuan aid will be delivered through nine special cargo flights.

The Chinese government will send a second medical team and helicopters to Pakistan to help rescue flood victims. A 55-member Chinese rescue medical team has been working for two weeks in Thatta, one of the worst-hit areas in southern Pakistan. On Monday, China decided to offer an additional 200 million yuan of relief supplies to Pakistan. The country is suffering through the worst-ever monsoon flooding which killed about 17-hundred people and left millions homeless.

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV

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