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10 including security officials killed in Jalalabad suicide attack

01:40 PM | 10 Jul, 2018
10 including security officials killed in Jalalabad suicide attack
JALALABAD - At least 10 people including two security officials were killed in a suicide bomb attack Tuesday in Afghanistan's city Jalalabad.

According to government officials, the attacker detonated his explosive near a fuel station, causing a massive fire which left eight cars burned.

Sohrab Qaderi, a member of the provincial council detailed that most of the victims were children, who were working in a car wash close to the suicide bombing site.

Inamullah Miakhel, a spokesperson for the provincial health department in the eastern city, confirmed the death of 10 people and said four wounded people were rushed to a hospital.

However, no militant group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, though investigations are underway.

The writer is a member of the staff. He can be accessed on Twitter @iamnozair

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 18 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 18, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73

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