Pakistan Army dispatched two contingents to Turkiye for relief efforts after the devastating earthquakes hit Turkiye and Syria. The two contingents included urban search and rescue team comprising rescue experts, sniffer dogs, search equipment and a medical team comprising Army doctors, nursing staff and technicians along with 30 bedded mobile hospital, tentage, blankets and other relief items were dispatched to Adana, Turkiye via special aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on the night between February 6/7.
The teams, which have been sent on the instructions of Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Syed Asim Munir, undertook relief efforts for the Turkish people while working in close coordination with the Turkish government, armed forces and their embassy in Islamabad.
Meanwhile, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Services Chiefs and Armed Forces of Pakistan offered their deepest empathy and condolences to the earthquake victims in Turkiye.
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