Minor girl killed by cop's celebratory gunshots at Karachi wedding

12:18 PM | 5 Nov, 2021
Minor girl killed by cop's celebratory gunshots at Karachi wedding

KARACHI – A 7-year-old girl was killed in celebratory gunfire by a policeman during a wedding ceremony in the Qayyumabad area of the Sindh capital.

Reports in local media quoting sources said the victim who is identified as Sadia Hanif was hit by four stray bullets during the aerial gun firing at the wedding function.

The deceased girl was hit in the head and was rushed to Jinnah Hospital in critical condition where she succumbed to severe injuries.

Upon receiving the information, the local cops rushed to the spot and arrested six. The accused, who opened fire at the wedding party was identified as Moin [police personnel stationed at Soldier Bazaar police station], fled from the scene while the cops apprehended his two brothers Arsalan and Noman.

Police have registered a case against the suspect, while further investigations are underway.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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