India Sends Humanitarian Aid to Nepal’s Quake
KABUL: (Middle East Press) India has sent thirteen military aircraft aid to the effected people of Nepal which contains food, medical supplies and blankets due to the massive earthquake shook Kathmandu.
Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said briefly in New Delhi on Sunday that so far five of the 13 military aircraft have already landed to Kathmandu while the others are on their way and by late evening (Sunday) we expect all 13 to arrive.
The planes are carrying disaster management experts along with medical supplies and other relief material urgently needed following Saturday’s deadly quake in Nepal, he added.
According to Jaishankar, two tons of medical supplies and ten tons of blankets and tents, the transport planes are also carrying three army field hospitals.
India’s National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) has deployed more than 700 disaster relief experts to Nepal’s quake-devastated regions.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier on Sunday said the foremost priority should be helping Nepal rescue those entrapped in rubble as a result of the quake.