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Pakistani student critically injured in Melbourne stabbing

08:51 PM | 13 Mar, 2022
Pakistani student critically injured in Melbourne stabbing
Source: NSW Police Force (Facebook)

SYDNEY – A Pakistani ride-share driver was stabbed by two passengers who reportedly stole his vehicle before abandoning it up the road in Fitzroy, Victoria Police said Saturday.

Reports in the media claimed that the Pakistani origin man suffered injuries as he was attacked by two unknown male passengers near the inner suburb of Melbourne in the wee hours.

Pakistan’s Consulate General in Melbourne identified the student as Hassan Ahmad. In a social media post, officials said to follow up the unfortunate incident involving the stabbing of a Pakistani national.

“Our Consul visited Royal Melbourne Hospital today where Mr. Hassan is admitted. Doctors have described his condition as stable,” the caption cited.

Consulate General told to keep in touch with the victim’s friends and family and provide every possible assistance.

Meanwhile, cops suggest that the unidentified men stole his vehicle before abandoning it shortly up the road following the attack. 

Hassan managed to go into a service station near Melbourne's inner north, and call emergency services at about 3:40 am, per reports. Authorities then shifted the victim to the Royal Melbourne Hospital with serious wounds. 

Hate crimes against Pakistanis, particularly students have been witnessed in the past in the Oceanian country.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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