Thursday, August 26, 2010

Turkish aid train “Mercy” leaves for Pakistan flood victims

World Bulletin, Tuesday, 24 August 2010



A train carrying humanitarian aid left Turkey for Pakistan on Tuesday to heal the wounds of the flood disaster.

The train, known as “Mercy Train” is loaded with humanitarian aid collected by Sabah (daily newspaper)-ATV (TV channel) Group and Turkish Red Crescent.

“Pakistan has supported Turkey whenever Turkey faced a hard time whatever its (Pakistan’s) conditions were,” Turkey’s State Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Cemil Cicek said when seeing off the train from Ankara.

Cicek said international community had not dispatched enough aid to Pakistan.

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