Blast in Peshawar's Warsak Road leaves three children injured

09:38 AM | 5 Dec, 2023
Blast in Peshawar's Warsak Road leaves three children injured
Source: File Photo

PESHAWAR – An explosion in Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa's capital left two children injured.

Local media reported that blast took place near a school at Warsak Road in Peshawar. Police and other law enforcement agencies rushed to the site and cordoned off the blast site.

Local cops said the blast occured at 9:10 am on the main Warsak Road near the Peshawar Public School, where an explosive device was planted at the corner of the main central road.

Bomb Disposal Unit (BDU) said 3-4kg of explosive material was used in blast.

Rescue teams reached the area and the injured children were taken to Lady Reading Hospital where two children are said to be in critical condition.

The fresh blast was the latest in a series of attacks on security forces and civilians as the KP and Balochistan witnessed serious law and order situation amid a resurgence of terror groups.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 20 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 207
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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