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Pakistani security forces kill seven terrorists in Balochistan operation

10:38 PM | 8 Mar, 2022
Pakistani security forces kill seven terrorists in Balochistan operation
Source: File photo

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani security forces eliminated seven terrorists in an intelligence-based operation in Turbat's Gorchop area of the country's southwest province, the military media wing said Tuesday.

A statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that forces conducted the operation after receiving information about the presence of terrorists in the general area Gorchop.

"Once the troops started the clearance operation in the area, terrorists tried to escape from their camp and opened indiscriminate fire onto security forces, ISPR said.

Two commanders identified as Hasil Doda and Washdil were among the deceased. The terrorists involved in recent firing and attacks on security forces in Makran Division were killed during the exchange of fire. 

Meanwhile, the Pakistan army also recovered a cache of arms and ammunition which were intended to be used in terror activities.

Operations to eliminate such perpetrators of terrorist acts in Pakistan will continue and they will not be allowed to sabotage peace, stability and progress of Balochistan, the military media wing said.

Earlier today, five Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were martyred and more than 35 suffered injuries in a blast in Sibbi on Tuesday.

A massive blast occurred near the Jail Road area of Sibi. It reportedly occurred during President Arif Alvi's visit to the annual Sibi Mela. The targeted convoy was part of the security deployment surrounding the President's visit to the southwestern region. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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