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Rain-related accidents claim four lives across Punjab

11:39 AM | 7 Jun, 2017
Rain-related accidents claim four lives across Punjab
LAHORE - In a tragic turn of events, four people were killed while another six faced injuries in separate rain-related incidents across the Punjab on Tuesday night.

As the gusty winds resulted in pleasant weather throughout in the provincial capital, it also added to the woes of the residents as they faced frequent power cuts.

Moreover, one person lost his life as the roof of his home caved in along with other six who were left injured in the same catastrophe. The injured were rushed to the hospital.

Separately, another roof collapsed in Pir Mahal area near Kamalia Sugar Mill, claiming the lives of three people. Another roof of a warehouse caved in in the Maragzar area of Lahore. However, the casualties are not confirmed.

According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), rain/dust-thunderstorm associated with gusty winds will continue at scattered areas in KP (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore and Faisalabad till Friday with breaks.

The writer is a civil servant.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal 12 April

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 12, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 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 - 12 April 2024


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