Death toll in Karachi rains surges to three

03:26 PM | 5 Feb, 2024
Death toll in Karachi rains surges to three
Source: social media

KARACHI – A man, who was said to be a homeopathic doctor, died after fell in an uncovered drain near Baloch Colony bridge during recent heavy rains in Karachi.

The body of the man, identified as Shaukat Nagori, 50, has been recovered from the drain by rescue officials. Nagori recently married to a deaf woman and they have a minor daughter.

Reports said the man run a business regarding sale and purchase of textile machinery besides practicing homeopathy.

The victim’s friend said that he was going back to his home located in Shah Latif Town when he fell in the drain.

His death has taken the death toll to three after Karachi received heavy rains that submerged several areas in the southern port city.

Meanwhile, Mayor Karachi Murtaza Wahab claimed that all the highways of the city have been cleared after the heavy rains.

Talking to the media in Karachi, he said that the local bodies performed their duties to clear the roads. He said KMC has been directed to help citizens in all possible ways.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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