LUMS student Abdul Hadi died, brother injured in DHA reckless driving incident

11:12 AM | 12 Jun, 2024
LUMS student Abdul Hadi died, brother injured in DHA reckless driving incident
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The tragic death of a university student Abdul Hadi, a student at LUMS, and the serious injuries sustained by his brother, Abdullah Khan, have once again highlighted the issue of reckless driving in Lahore's DHA area.

A video of the incident shows an 18-year-old driver recklessly hitting the brothers' motorcycle from behind before fleeing the scene.

Police lodged case at Defence C Police Station, the 22-year-old Hadi and his 30-year-old brother Abdullah were on their way from DHA Phase 7 to Defence Raya when the speeding sedan vehicle rammed in them.

The crash destroyed the victims' bike, leading to Hadi's death and Abdullah's critical injuries.

The incident has sparked outrage on social media, with many criticizing the unchecked trend of reckless and underage driving in affluent areas. People are pointing fingers at the children of wealthy families in DHA, who they believe can evade consequences due to their financial status.

The suspect, as per Cantt police, is currently on pre-arrest bail until June 14, after which he will be presented in court.

This tragic event is latest in series as earlier an underage driver caused the deaths of six family members in same locality by crashing his speeding car into their vehicle.

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US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today Open Market Rates - 15 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 15, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.8 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moves up to 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 355.15 for buying, and 358.65 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)       
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.8 280.75
Euro EUR 301.25 303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 355.15 358.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741 749
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.15 311.65
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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