China will “help Afghanistan within its capacity” after Kabul appealed for help to extinguish a forest fire in Nuristan province. Photo: Handout
China will “help Afghanistan within its capacity” after Kabul appealed for help to extinguish a forest fire in Nuristan province. Photo: Handout

Afghanistan appeals to China to help put out raging Nuristan forest fire

  • Taliban’s Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai asks Chinese embassy for Beijing’s help to contain 12-day-old fire
  • Head of Afghan Ministry of Disaster Management’s emergency operations centre says local firefighters lack advanced firefighting equipment

China will “help Afghanistan within its capacity” after Kabul appealed for help to extinguish a forest fire in Nuristan province. Photo: Handout
China will “help Afghanistan within its capacity” after Kabul appealed for help to extinguish a forest fire in Nuristan province. Photo: Handout
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