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Two women among six injured in Peshawar’s Kala Bari blast

09:21 AM | 5 Jan, 2019
Two women among six injured in Peshawar’s Kala Bari blast
PESHAWAR - At least six people, including two women, were injured in a blast in Kala Bari market in the Saddar area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's capital on Saturday morning, rescue officials said.

Those injured were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital, whereas, the security forces cordoned off the blast site. However, the nature of the blast has not been determined as yet.

TV screengrab photo.

The explosive material was installed in a parked car near a local mosque. The vehicle and nearby shops were completely damaged, they added.

The Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) and rescue services team reached the blast site and started the rescue operation.

KP Information Minister Shaukat Yousufzai said the area is generally peaceful and has not been affected by any major incidents recently.

He confirmed that four people were injured but said three of them suffered minor injuries, such as being cut by glass during the explosion. One person's injuries were slightly more severe, said the minister.

The injured people were identified as Ibraheem, son of Baadi Gull, a resident of Rehman Town, Muhammad Farooq, son of Deen Muhammad who is a resident of Saddar, and Mukhtiyara Bibi.

Later, two more people were brought to the hospital. They have been identified as Robia, wife of Frances, and Rehmat Gul, son of Badam.

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 - 18 April 2024

Pakistani currency continues to gain against US Dollar and other currencies on April 18, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.2 for buying and 280.3 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.2 280.3
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25  345.65 
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25  75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.63 747.63
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.32 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.42 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.76


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