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Pakistan: UAE President orders sending of urgent aid to victims of Baluchistan quake

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President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has ordered sending of urgent relief to the victims of the earthquake, which hit Baluchistan region, southwest of Pakistan early Wednesday. Sheikh Khalifa instructed the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Charity Foundation to immediately dispatch aid to the victims. Tens of people were killed and hundreds injured when a strong earthquake shook Pakistan's impoverished south western Baluchistan early Wednesday, destroying hundreds of mud houses that left hundreds homeless. - Emirates News Agency, WAM