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Pakistan fired 120 mortars shells into Afghanistan to target militants, claims Afghan media

01:11 PM | 14 Nov, 2017
Pakistan fired 120 mortars shells into Afghanistan to target militants, claims Afghan media
KABUL – Pakistani armed forces have reportedly fired more than 100 mortar into Afghanistan territory to target the dens of the militants, Afghan media claimed a day after two Pakistani soldiers martyred in cross border attack on Monday in Bajur Agency.

Kunar police chief Juma Gul Hamat talking to local media claimed that more than 120 shells have been fired in the past 24 hours by Pakistan Army on Kunar province.

The police officials claimed that different areas of the province including Dangam and Narai districts have been targeted in the missile shelling. The Afghan officials added that one person was also injured in the incident.

The media outlet of the neighbouring country quoting Pakistani officials said that terrorist groups were being targeted in the shelling.

Referring the official information, it claimed that at least 1,500 missiles were fired on Kunar province from Pakistanis side during September.

On Monday, army Captain Junaid Hafeez and Sepoy Raham were martyred and four others sustained injuries in a terrorist attack on a check-post near the Pak-Afghan border in Bajaur Agency.


ISPR said, “Terrorists from [the] Afghanistan side attempted [an] attack on Pakistani posts along [the] Pak-Afghan border in Bajaur Agency”.

According to military’s media wing, around eight to 10 terrorists were killed in retaliatory firing.

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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