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Puber Kalam Webdesk: Russia sent relief to Pakistan flood victims. Russia’s first humanitarian aid flight landed at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport on Wednesday. Pakistan Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar confirmed the matter. The consignment was received in Karachi by Russian Consul General Fedorov Andrey, Adviser to Chief Minister on Relief and Rehabilitation Rasul Bux Chandeo, representatives of NDMA and Ministry of External Affairs. Relief items include food items, tents and water purifiers. Asim Iftekhar expressed gratitude to Russia for the relief assistance. The Kremlin sent the humanitarian aid days after Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the SCO summit. 1500 people have died so far in Pakistan due to unprecedented floods that started last June. During the record rainfall, millions of houses were damaged and thousands of houses were completely destroyed. Crops were severely damaged, millions of animals were swept away. About three and a half million people have been directly affected. According to the government of Pakistan, there has already been 3 trillion dollars in infrastructure damage. Although the flood waters have receded slightly, new water-borne diseases have emerged.

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