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Fatal crash of passenger coach, truck kills at least 11 in southeastern Pakistan

10:53 AM | 6 Oct, 2022
Fatal crash of passenger coach, truck kills at least 11 in southeastern Pakistan
Source: social media

JAMSHORO – A passenger coach collided with a truck on the Indus Highway near Sann, Hyderabad in a fatal accident that killed at least 11 people, including women and children.

Reports in local media said six men, three women, and two children are among the deceased while four injured passengers are said to be in critical condition.

Meanwhile, the passenger van, whose driver is also among the dead, was on its way to the port city from Bahawalpur. The co-driver of the truck has been detained by law enforcers.

The deceased and injured were shifted to a medical facility in Hyderabad, Manjhand, and Sehwan.

In the horrific graphics shared by local media, the front part of the passenger van can be seen destroyed completely while officials hinted that the accident took place due to the negligence of the van driver who tried overtaking the truck.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 22 June 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 22, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.75 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 297 and selling rate is 299.5 while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.75.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.7 280.85
Euro EUR 294.3 297.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.85 73.6
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.98 748.98
Canadian Dollar CAD 202 204
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.7 917.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.75 731.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.21 317.71
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74

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