Three killed as car plunges into canal

02:23 PM | 7 Jun, 2017
Three killed as car plunges into canal
KHANEWAL - Three persons drowned as their car fell into Shujabad Canal due to over-speeding near Bhatta Kot area of tehsil Kabirwala, early Wednesday.

On receiving information of the incident, rescue teams reached the spot and started rescue operation.

The rescue teams recovered bodies of Jaffar, Pervez and car driver Mairaj, and shifted them to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Kabirwala from where the bodies were handed over to the heirs.

Last month, at least five persons, including two children were killed and 20 were injured after a passenger van fell into a ravine in an area near Lower Dir.

According to local media, the vehicle went out of control due to high speed and fell into a deep gorge. Around 30 passengers were travelling in the bus.

Rescue teams reached the spot and started retrieving dead bodies and injured from the ravine.

The injured including children and women have been shifted to a hospital, while some are in a critical state.

On April 30, at least 11 were killed and several injured after a bus swerved off a mountain road and fell into a deep gorge near Lowari Pass (or Lowari Top) while going to Chitral from Upper Dir.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 May 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.57 7.72


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