Russian humanitarian convoys arrive in eastern Ukraine's Luhansk, Donetsk

Russian humanitarian convoys arrive in eastern Ukraine's Luhansk, Donetsk

Russian Emergencies Ministry’s humanitarian truck convoys have delivered another batch of humanitarian supplies to eastern Ukraine’s cities of Luhansk and Donetsk, a ministry official told TASS on Friday.

“More than 80 trucks have safely arrived in Luhansk. They have delivered more than 800 tons of humanitarian cargoes - mainly food products and equipment for social facilities’ operation,” the official said.

According to him, the trucks’ unloading has started at warehouses.

As for Donetsk, over 50 trucks with humanitarian cargoes have arrived in the city, according to the ministry’s community awareness department source. The total weight of the humanitarian supplies to Donetsk exceeds 400 tons.

According to the source, no incidents have occurred during the convoy’s journey. “The drivers are feeling well. After the unloading the trucks will travel back to the Rostov region,” said the Emergencies Ministry representative.

Russia’s humanitarian aid convoy for eastern Ukraine’s self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR - Donbas region) arrived at the state border with Ukraine earlier on Friday morning. The convoy comprises more than 130 trucks. About 80 trucks went to the Luhansk region and the rest - to the Donetsk region. The trucks brought a total of more than 1,200 tons of cargoes.

Source: TASS
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