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Second Batch of Saudi Relief Land Bridge Arrives in Afghanistan

Kabul, A total of 19 trucks laden with 483 tons of food and shelter assistances Tuesday arrived in Afghanistan, representing the second batch of the Saudi relief land bridge that King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) had dispatched from Pakistan to help the needy and affected people in Afghanistan.

KSrelief handed over as many as 10 trucks, which included 7,000 bags of flour, 3,500 food baskets, 2,379 blankets and 1,755 winter bags, to the Afghani Red Crescent in Kabul. As for the other 9 trucks, which included 8,000 bags of flour, 4,000 food baskets, 1,600 blankets and 800 winter bags, they were handed over to the Afghani Red Crescent in Jalalabad to be distributed to the affected families and the neediest people in different regions.

The Saudi relief land bridge contains 200 trucks loaded with 30,000 food baskets and 10,000 winter bags weighing 1,920 tons. It is launched in synchronization with launching an air bridge dispatched also by KSrelief on board 6 airplanes carrying more than 197 tons of aid to help the brotherly Afghan people.

Source: Saudi Press Agency