AP sends relief materials to flood-hit Bihar

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Hyderabad, Sep 4 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy today flagged off two trucks of bed-sheets from the Assembly premises for the flood-victims of Bihar.

Talking to newspersons here, Dr Reddy announced that one lakh bed-sheets would be sent in eight trucks to Bihar. Four more trucks of bed-sheets would leave for Bihar tomorrow, followed by another two trucks, the day-after.

The Chief Minister said in total, one lakh bedsheets worth 1.60 crore were being sent. Since, there was a demand for 108 ambulances from Bihar, 20 such ambulances would be sent, if possible today itself. If needed, more ambulances would be sent, he added.

He said ''The Government is ready to consider further requests for relief from Bihar.'' UNI SM DB RR HT1710

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