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Pakistan detains ten terrorists, facilitators in Bisham suicide attack on Chinese engineers

10:06 AM | 1 Apr, 2024
Pakistan detains ten terrorists, facilitators in Bisham suicide attack on Chinese engineers
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PESHAWAR – Security forces in Pakistan held ten terrorists and their accomplices involved in Bisham attack that killed five Chinese engineers about a week ago.

Reports in local media said Counter Terrorism made arrests associated with Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), as Islamabad and Beijing joined hands to investigate the terror incident.

Initial probe reveals that the suicide bomber was from Afghanistan, and the vehicle used in attack entered Pakistan through Chaman and then traveled to D.I Khan and Chakdara. 

Data recovered from suicide bomber's mobiles led to the arrests of key terrorists and their collaborators. It was revealed that the vehicle used in the attack was parked at a fuel station near Shangla for 10 days, with the petrol pump owner charging Rs500 per day.

The man involved in transporting the vehicle from Chaman to Chakdara was also held in Balochistan whereas the mastermind of the attack, Hazrat Bilal, who was also involved in a previous attack on Chinese nationals at Dasu, is being chased.

Last week, terrorists conducted targeted vehicle carrying construction workers and engineers to the Dasu Dam.

In last two weeks, the country saw five major attacks, three in KP province and two in Balochistan province, resulting in the deaths of at least 18 people.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 17 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 17, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.15 for buying and 296.1 for selling while British Pound stands at 344.25 for buying, and 347.6 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 17 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.15 296.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 344.25 347.6
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 911.26
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 58.84
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 166.75
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.07
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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