Relief aid from China arrives in quake-hit Afghanistan

Relief aid from China arrived in quake-hit Afghanistan on Tuesday.

The supplies, worth 1.6 million U.S. dollars, include 20,000 blankets, 300 tents and 60 power generators.

They will be distributed to quake-affected people in 10 provinces.

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan on Oct. 26, killing at least 115 people and wounding hundreds of others.

An Afghan official said the country appreciates China’s timely response to the disaster in the Central Asian country.

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