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Pakistan Air Force's ex-chief mugged in Islamabad

Former air chief marshal Tahir Rafique Butt's security guards wounded in the robbery bid

05:10 PM | 6 Sep, 2023
Pakistan Air Force's ex-chief mugged in Islamabad
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ISLAMABAD – Two security guards of former air chief marshal Tahir Rafique Butt sustained bullet wounds while resisting a robbery bid in the federal capital, it emerged Wednesday. 

Reports said Butt, the 13th chief of air staff of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), was strolling with his security guards in F-11/1 area when two unidentified armed approached and tried to snatch cash, mobile phone and other belonginess. 

At that time, the security guards, identified as Kamran and Baber, rushed to save Butt. When the muggers saw them, they opened fired leaving the both injured. 

The robbers later managed to escape from the scene. 

As police received the information, a team reached the spot and shifted the injured guards to the hospital for treatment. 

It was not immediately clear whether the former PAF officer was also injured in the incident. 


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
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 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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