6 al-Qaeda terrorists killed in friendly fire during Layyah encounter with CTD

12:32 PM | 1 Jun, 2016
6 al-Qaeda terrorists killed in friendly fire during Layyah encounter with CTD
LAYYAH (Staff Report) - At least six terrorists were killed, while two others escaped during an armed encounter with the Punjab Police's Counter Terrorism Department in the limits of Chubara police station late on Wednesday night.

According to CTD sources, an informant told them of the presence of eight terrorists in the jurisdiction of Chubara police in district Layyah. They said that the terrorists, belonging to Al-Qaida and TTP, were preparing to attack the offices and personnel of law enforcement agencies.

A CTD team from Multan raided the terrorists' hideout and were met with heavy fire, which they returned promptly.

Six terrorists were found dead when the firing stopped, the source informed, adding that the terrorists were killed in 'friendly' fire.

Sources also said that two terrorists had managed to escape the scene under the cover of darkness.

The police recovered two hand-grenades, two automatic rifles, one TT pistol, and a mouser from the hideout.

CTD authorities are currently investigating the incident.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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