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Pakistan dispatches 2nd batch of humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Pakistan dispatches 2nd batch of humanitarian aid to Ukraine

- Islamabad expected to send 3rd batch of humanitarian aid on Thursday

 

By Islamuddin Sajid

ISLAMABAD (AA) - Pakistan on Tuesday sent a second batch of humanitarian aid to war-torn Ukraine, an official said.

 

A C-130 aircraft took off for Warsaw, Poland carrying 7.5 tons of relief supplies including electro-medical equipment, tents, blankets, food items, and other items of human needs, said a National Disaster Management Authority official.

 


The third consignment of humanitarian assistance is expected to be sent on Thursday.

 

In March, Islamabad had sent via Poland its first humanitarian aid that included medicines, electro-medical equipment, blankets, food and other items.

 

At least 4,074 civilians have been killed and 4,826 others injured in Ukraine since Russia waged war on its neighbor on Feb. 24, according to UN estimates. The true toll is believed to be much higher.

 

Over 6.7 million people have fled to other countries, while more than 7.7 million have been internally displaced, according to the UN refugee agency.

Pakistan dispatches 2nd batch of humanitarian aid to Ukraine
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