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Pakistan condemns deadly Taliban attack in Kabul

07:30 PM | 1 Jul, 2019
Pakistan condemns deadly Taliban attack in Kabul
ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul on Monday morning that reportedly resulted in several casualties.

In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said Pakistan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. "We offer our sympathies and condolences to the bereaved families," he added.

The spokesperson said such attacks are detrimental to the cause of peace, security and stability in Afghanistan.

The Taliban group claimed responsibility for the attack in Pul-e-Mahmood Khan area of the city.

The ministry of Afghan interior officials had earlier said a group of militants initially detonated a car bomb and took position inside a building located close to the blast site.

Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the interior ministry said the security forces have killed one of the militants during the clearance operation.

Meanwhile, the public health ministry officials say the rescue workers shifted more than 60 wounded civilians to hospital from the site of incident.

On the other hand, reports indicate that the explosion has killed dozens of people and wounded more than 60 others.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


PKR rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 16 April forex rates

Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 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 - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
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 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
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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