Pakistani forces gun down four militants in KP, Balochistan operations

09:41 AM | 10 Apr, 2023
Pakistani forces gun down four militants in KP, Balochistan operations
Source: File Photo

RAWALPINDI – Pakistan’s security forces have eliminated at least four terrorists in two separate gunfights, the military’s media wing said Sunday.

In the first encounter, a terrorist was gunned down in KP’s North Waziristan District and another was eliminated in South Waziristan District neighboring Afghanistan. The exchange of fire also led to the martyrdom of Pakistani soldier Naik Fazal Janan, who fought bravely in the line of duty.

The first face-off occurred in the general area of Razmak in North Waziristan District in which forces effectively engage the terrorists’ location and one terrorist was killed. Weapons and ammunition were recovered from the dead terrorist.

In the second encounter, forces effectively engaged the terrorists’ location and killed one insurgent. Later, Pakistan Army launched a sanitization operation to eliminate any other terrorists who may be present in the region.

Balochistan operation

Forces also launched sanitization operation in Balochistan’s Mach after receiving a tip-off. Several attacks were laid along routes frequented by the militant group, but Pakistani troops caught them after two days of surveillance.

Military’s media wing said three terrorists were spotted moving towards their hideout. Forces engaged them and after heavy gunfire, two of the militants were killed. Some of the other terrorists were detained, along with a heavy cache of arms and ammunition.

Web Desk
Web Desk

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


USD to PKR: Pakistani rupee continues recovery against dollar, rises by Rs1.04 in interbank

KARACHI – The Pakistani rupee continued its positive trajectory against the US dollar in the interbank market on Thursday with the local currency’s recovery relating to crackdown launched against hoarders and outflows of the foreign currency through unlawful means.

During the intraday trading, PKR moved up against the USD, and hovered at 287.73, with an increase of Rs1.04, in the interbank market.

Yesterday, the Pakistani rupee appreciated 0.36pc to settle at 288.75.

Last week, the government said a crackdown to prevent cross-border smuggling was initiated across Pakistan. The country’s central bank also stepped up supervision of the foreign exchange market, ordering banks to set up separate entities to conduct forex transactions.

The SBP also introduced structural reforms in the exchange companies’ sector to provide better services and to ensure a transparent system.

Gold Rate in Pakistan Today – September 28, 2023

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 202,600 on Thursday.

The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs 177,700. Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs168,730 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs196,807.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

Today Gold Price in Pakistan - 28 September 2023

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Karachi PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Islamabad PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Peshawar PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Quetta PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Sialkot PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Attock PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Gujranwala PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Jehlum PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Multan PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Bahawalpur PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Gujrat PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Nawabshah PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Chakwal PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Hyderabad PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Nowshehra PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Sargodha PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Faisalabad PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495
Mirpur PKR 202,600 PKR 2,495


Follow us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Sign up for Newsletter