Tigers maul man to death inside Bahawalpur zoo

04:50 PM | 6 Dec, 2023
Tigers maul man to death inside Bahawalpur zoo
Source: File Photo

BAHAWALPUR – A man was mauled to death by four tigers in their enclosure at the Sherbag Zoon in Southern Punjab city of Bahawalpur on Wednesday. 

It is yet to known how the man entered the enclosure. The matter was reported to the police after zoo staff found the mauled body inside it. 

Zoo administration told media that an investigation had been launched to find how the victim managed to reach the tiger’s courtyard despite hurdles placed to keep the citizen safe from the wild animals. 

Bahawalpur Deputy Commissioner said that the staff came to know about the incident when they saw a human shoe in mouth of the one of tiger this morning.

When they looked inside the enclosure, they found the dead body and informed the authorities in this regard. Later, the forensic team reached the spot and started investigation into the incident. 

The deputy commission raised doubts about the mental state of the victim, saying why a person will enter the cage of the wild animals. 

He further revealed that police had not received any report about missing of a person from yesterday to today. 

He assured that an action will be taken if any administrative shortcomings were found during the probe. 


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 20 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 207
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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