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Afghan Forces hold control of Kunduz square

08:05 PM | 7 Oct, 2015
Afghan Forces hold control of Kunduz square
KABUL (Web Desk) - Afghani troops with the help of United States (US) regain the control of Kunduz from Taliban on Wednesday.

Afghan force retake the control of Kunduz city. Troops started the operation after, a strategic northern city briefly seized by Taliban insurgents last week that has been the scene of intense fighting, Dawn News reported.

“Afghan forces have control of Kunduz city, however some scattered elements of the enemy are still hiding in the residential areas inside people’s houses,” deputy spokesman Zafar Hashemi said.

Earlier, American President Barack Obama said he foresee a full investigation of the circumstances surrounding the deadly bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan that killed 19 and left several injured.

According to details, Obama asked the U.S. Defense Department to keep him informed about the full investigation about the sad incident.

President added that he will wait for the final results of investigation before making a judgment about what to do about the incident.

He said it is not exactly clear who bombed the hospital run by Doctors Without Borders in Kunduz. The group has said all indications point to the U.S.-led international coalition. Afghan forces backed by U.S. airstrikes have been battling the Taliban in Kunduz.


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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