Car bomb explosion in Kunduz leaves at least 22 people dead

11:50 PM | 8 Aug, 2015
Car bomb explosion in Kunduz leaves at least 22 people dead
KUNDUZ (Web Desk) - At least 22 people were killed in an explosion in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan earlier this evening, local officials said.

The incident took place in Khanabad district where a gathering of the local militia forces personnel was targeted, KHAAMA PRESS reported.

Provincial police spokesman Sarwar Hussaini confirmed the incident and said at least 22 personnel of the local militia forces were killed.

The district administrative chief Hayatullah Amiri said a vehicle packed with explosives was detonated near the gathering of the militia forces which left at least 22 dead including their four commanders.

No group including the Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

According to reports, the local militia forces were occasionally fighting with the Taliban militants in Khanabad district.

Kunduz is among the volatile provinces in northern Afghanistan where anti-government armed militant groups are actively operating and frequently carry out insurgency activities.


Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

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

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 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
Norwegian 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 Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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