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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.


PKR rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 16 April forex rates

Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
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 1.94
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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