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One killed, 40 injured as Karachi Express coaches derail near Rohri

09:40 AM | 7 Mar, 2021
One killed, 40 injured as Karachi Express coaches derail near Rohri

KARACHI – One woman was killed while several others were injured after nine wagons of the Lahore-bound Karachi Express derailed near Rohri in the wee hours of Sunday.

The train met the accident between Rohri and Pano Aqil. The Karachi Express departed Rohri junction and when the train reached near Sanghi nine of its bogies derailed.

The sudden accident created panic and harassment among the passengers. Initially, the rescue work was started on a self-help basis as there was no help at midnight. Later, Rescue teams and Pakistan Army troops arrived at the place of the incident.

IG Railways while commenting on the mishap said the rescue operation has been completed and now officials are working to open the track for trains. The unfortunate accident was caused because of coupler failure, he added.

Meanwhile, Federal Minister for Railways Azam Swati has directed officials to report in 4 to 5 days and vowed strict action against those found guilty of negligence.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


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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