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24 killed, 90 wounded in twin suicide attacks in Kabul

06:07 PM | 5 Sep, 2016
24 killed, 90 wounded in twin suicide attacks in Kabul
KABUL (Web Desk) – At least twenty four people were killed and 90 others injured in two suicide blasts during late afternoon near the defense ministry in Afghan capital on Monday.

According to interior ministry spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi, two bombers, both on foot, exploded themselves in Kabul.

"The attackers blew themselves up one after another and unfortunately we do have police and civilian casualties," he added.



Afghan Health Ministry spokesman confirms at least nine people were dead and 14 others injured in twin suicide attacks.

Police have confirmed that a police chief and a high-ranking Defense Ministry officials were among those who killed in the attacks.

The Afghan Defense Ministry is located in the heart of Kabul, right adjacent to the Presidential Palace and not far away from the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) HQ and the US Embassy.

 

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 2 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 2, 2024 (Saturday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 2, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
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 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 27.13 27.43
Swedish Korona SEK 314.07 316.57
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89

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