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Eight students injured as fire erupts in a school van

12:49 PM | 5 Jan, 2019
Eight students injured as fire erupts in a school van
KARACHI- At least eight students sustained serious burn injuries as fire erupted in their school van in Orangi Korangi Town area of Karachi on Saturday.

The police sources said short circuit was the main reason for the incident.

According to rescue officials, the van caught fire near the Qatar Hospital in Orange Town. Some of the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital for medical attention while those with serious burns were moved to the burns ward at Civil Hospital, Karachi.

A police official said the fire erupted in the school van owing to a short circuit as a compressed natural gas (CNG) cylinder installed in the vehicle remained intact.

After receiving information, a fire engine arrived at the spot and extinguished the fire in no time.

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


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal 12 April

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 12, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 12 April 2024


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