At least seven security personnel martyred, two injured in Waziristan terror attacks: report

09:09 AM | 12 May, 2024
At least seven security personnel martyred, two injured in Waziristan terror attacks: report
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WANA – At least seven security personnel were martyred and two others were injured in two separate militant attacks in northwestern region of Pakistan neighboring Afghanistan.

A report shared in Dawn said the first attack occurred in the Hassan Khel area of Tehsil Datta Khel, where an improvised explosive device targeted a bomb disposal unit, followed by gun battle between forces and militants. 

This resulted in the martyrdom of five security personnel and injuries to two others.

The second incident was reported from Seeman area of Mir Ali, leading to the martyrdom of two security personnel. Militants ambushed security post amid surge in attacks.  

The bodies of the martyred personnel and the injured were airlifted to Combined Military Hospital, Bannu.

Security forces reportedly cordoned off the areas and launched search operations.

Earlier this week, a private girls' school was destroyed by unidentified militants on May 8, following the torture of the school watchman.

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Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 16 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 16, 2024 (Sunday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 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 Rates in Pakistan

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296 299
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.7 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.8 75.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.8 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206
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 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.3 59.9
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 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 311.9 314.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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