Two injured as police officer's car comes under attack in Waziristan

01:02 PM | 5 Feb, 2024
Two injured as police officer's car comes under attack in Waziristan
Source: File Photo

WANA - Pakistan is reeling from fresh wave of terrorism ahead of country's delayed elections and on Monday, unknown assailants hurled a grenade near a police official's vehicle in Lower Wanna town of South Waziristan district.

Reports in local media said two bystanders suffered injuries in the grenade attack near a police official’s car.

Station House Officer (SHO) Wana police station Raza Ullah was the target of terrorists but he remained safe during the explosion. The rescuers moved the injured to District Health Headquarters while a search operation was initiated in the surrounding areas.

The country's northwestern region neighboring Afghanistan saw the death of 10 officers while six were wounded when terrorists stormed a police station in Dera Ismail Khan.

A group of over two dozen militants stormed a police station and what followed was gun battle between cops and militants.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

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.

On Saturday, Euro 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 - 24 February 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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