Police thwart late-night ambush of terrorists in Mianwali

10:05 AM | 12 Feb, 2024
Police thwart late-night ambush of terrorists in Mianwali
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Mianwali Police thwarted late-night terror ambush on police checkpost situated on the outskirts of city.

A group of terrorists stormed police checkpost in Qabool Khel, a bordering area with KP in wee hours of Monday.

Police told media that an unusual movement was reported with 12 terrorists equipped with rocket launchers spotted with thermal cameras. Insurgents attempted to attack police stations of Ghazni and Shehbaz Khel in Lakki Marwat.

With quick response, police officials managed to thwart terrorists to flee from the scene. No human loss was reported in the shootout.

Pakistan's two regions KP and Balochistan witnessed a surge in terror attacks in the recent past.

Last week, at least 10 police officers were killed in attack on police station. The officers lost their lives after more than 30 militants launched the attack. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

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.

On Saturday, Euro 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 - 24 February 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 2.10 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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