ISTANBUL – Turkiye's popular Istiklal Avenue was rocked by a strong explosion, which left at least six people dead and 81 wounded, Istanbul’s governor confirmed on Sunday.
The city's governor, Mr. Ali Yerlikaya, tweeted that police, health, fire and AFAD teams were sent to the scene.
Bugün saat 16.20 sıralarında Beyoğlu ilçemiz, Taksim İstiklal Caddesi’nde bir patlama meydana gelmiştir.— Ali Yerlikaya (@AliYerlikaya) November 13, 2022
Olay yerine emniyet, sağlık, itfaiye ve AFAD ekiplerimiz sevk edilmiştir.
Can kaybı ve yaralılarımız bulunmaktadır.
Gelişmeler kamuoyuyla paylaşılacaktır.
Earlier, the Turkish media reported at least five dead and over a dozen injured in the explosion. The cause of the blast was not clear immediately.
Social media was quickly flooded with videos of the scenes when the blast ripped through the area full of pedestrians, mainly tourists.
Istiklal Avenue, historically known as the Grand Avenue of Pera, in the historic Beyoğlu district, is an elegant 1.4 kilometre pedestrian street and one of the most famous avenues in Turkey's Istanbul city.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on January 27, 2023 (Friday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 07:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||311||314|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||29.52||29.87|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||148.33||149.53|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs203,900 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs174,810.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs160,241 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 186,907.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Karachi||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Islamabad||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Peshawar||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Quetta||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Sialkot||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Attock||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Gujranwala||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Jehlum||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Multan||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Gujrat||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Nawabshah||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Chakwal||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Hyderabad||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Nowshehra||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Sargodha||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Faisalabad||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|
|Mirpur||PKR 203,900||PKR 2,100|