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Terrorist killed, six arrested in North Waziristan IBO: ISPR

09:48 AM | 11 Sep, 2021
Terrorist killed, six arrested in North Waziristan IBO: ISPR

BANNU – One terrorist was killed while six of the suspected militants were apprehended in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) conducted by security forces in the North Waziristan district, the military's media wing said Friday.

A statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said security forces conducted the operation in the Hassu Khel area of Mir Ali on intelligence reports. Pakistan Army conducted the cordon and search operation to eliminate terror suspects in the area.

Earlier, two people were killed outside their residence in the targeted attack by an outlawed terror outfit in Mir Ali Tehsil of North Waziristan.

Local media quoting security forces said that two men named Dostullah and Munib Khan were gunned down by unidentified suspects in Haider Khel village on the outskirts of the Mir Ali Tehsil. The assailants later fled in the darkness.

On Tuesday, two Pakistan Army troops were martyred in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in North Waziristan. Security forces were conducting a clearance operation in the district's Dosalli area when the IED exploded and 25-year-old Sepoy Zia Akram and 20-year-old Sepoy Musawwar Khan were martyred, ISPR said.

Pakistan Army later cordoned off the area to apprehend the terrorists who had planted the IED and during an intense exchange of fire, one of the terrorists was killed while escaping.

There has been an uptick in attacks on security forces in recent months, especially in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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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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