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Ukraine-Russia Conflict: Three Russian helicopters destroyed, Pakistan sends aid to Ukraine

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Ukraine is getting continued support from nations around the world against its war with Russia. Pakistan’s foreign minister confirmed that Pakistan sent two C-130 planes of humanitarian assistance to Ukraine Tuesday night.

Speaking to the media, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the aid was sent at the request of the Ukrainian Embassy in Islamabad. Pakistan's United Nations ambassador Munir Akram said at the time the country was "deeply concerned" by the war in Ukraine and "repeatedly stressed the need for de-escalation, renewed negotiations.”

Earlier, many heads of foreign missions in Pakistan urged Pakistan to condemn Russia’s action against Ukraine.

According to satellite images, the Ukrainian military destroyed a number of Russian military helicopters at the Kherson International Airport Tuesday. In the images, large black smoke was seen rising from the airport with a number of helicopters on fire.

This is one of the biggest strikes conducted by Ukraine against Russia. According to the sensory data collected by FIRMS, the military strike occurred around 1:42 p.m. local time.

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