Thursday, October 20, 2005

First three NATO planes from Turkey reach Pakistan

The first three planes took off from Incirlik air base in Turkey on Wednesday to ferry aid to Pakistan. The Turkish government joined forces with the UN refugee agency and NATO in order to facilitate the airlift of hundreds of tons of supplies, including nearly 10,000 desperately needed tents, from Incirlik air base in southern Turkey to the earthquake zone in northern Pakistan, reported Reuters news agency on Tuesday.

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