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China to provide $7.5 million in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan: Foreign ministry

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China will provide humanitarian aid worth 50 million yuan ($7.5 million) to Afghanistan after it was hit by an earthquake that killed more than 1,000 people this week, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Saturday.

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The aid will include tents, towels, beds and other materials, the ministry said in a statement on its website.

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The 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan early on Wednesday near the Pakistani border, about 160 kilometer (100 miles) southeast of Kabul.

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