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MOSCOW, October 28 (Itar-Tass) —— The Russian Ministry for Emergencies (EMERCOM) has sent another batch of humanitarian cargoes to Turkey hit by the earthquake, ITAR-TASS learnt at the EMERCOM Information department.
“An Il-76 transport plane flew to the Turkish city of Erzurum from the aerodrome Ramenskoye near Moscow. It has on its board 156 tents for ten and thirty people, and the total weight of the cargo amounts to 37 tonnes,” the source said.
This is already the second batch of humanitarian aid sent by EMERCOM to Turkey. On the eve, an Il-76 plane delivered 214 tents for the suffered population.
Aid to Turkey is rendered by EMERCOM on the instruction of the country’s leadership in accordance with the request of the Turkish side.
The earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 occurred in the province of Van in Turkey’s south-west on October 23.
According to the latest information, 550 people died and 2,300 people got injuries in the earthquake. A total of 2,262 buildings were partially or completely destroyed.
On Tuesday, the Turkish government requested foreign aid to liquidate the effects of the earthquake. Written inquiries on behalf of the government were sent to 30 states. The question is mainly of tents, ready-made and prefabricated houses which are needed for residents’ temporary accommodation.