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Nine labourers from Punjab shot dead in Balochistan’s Noshki

09:02 AM | 13 Apr, 2024
Nine labourers from Punjab shot dead in Balochistan’s Noshki
Source: social media

QUETTA – At least nine laborers were gunned down in the southwestern city of Noshki on Saturday.

The Noshki attack was the latest in series of ambushes on workers in the volatile region neighboring Afghanistan. After killing foreign nationals, militants now target ordinary people.

The labourers were traveling from the provincial capital Quetta but were intercepted by unknown attackers who forced nine passengers off the bus and later took them in the mountains.

The brutal killings of people from other regions are a reminder of similar executions carried out in the past in Balochistan.

Balochistan Police said bodies of victims were discovered from under a bridge in the rocky region of Noshki, with gunshot wounds inflicted on various parts of their bodies.

The deceased members have been identified as residents of Gujranwala, and Mandi Bahauddin.

Balochistan Chief Minister Sarfraz Bugti expressed his condolences and condemned the killing of innocent passengers in Noshki, extending his sympathies to the grieving families.

Bugti pledged that those behind the incident would not receive any leniency, as he called these killings a cruel and unpardonable crime.

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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