Preparations are coming to an end in the automobile unit of the Russian National Corps for the Emergency Humanitarian Reaction of the Emergencies Ministry which will deliver Russian humanitarian goods to Afghanistan. As RIA Novosti was told on Friday, two trains from Noginsk have already arrived in Dushanbe. They have brought 37 KamAZ trucks, two bowsers, a technical service machine and two Niva cars for escorting equipped with special communication devices. The Russian unit is now located in the territory of the Dushanbe automobile enterprise where specialists from the 179th rescue centre of the Russian Emergencies Ministry are serving the trucks and cars which have arrived in Tajikistan. The main task of this automobile unit is to deliver to Afghanistan Russian humanitarian goods which have arrived in Dushanbe by rail. At the present time, there are already about 26,000 tons of goods at the warehouses of the Emergencies Ministry in Tajikistan.
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