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Six workers gunned down, two injured in Balochistan’s Turbat

10:48 AM | 14 Oct, 2023
Six workers gunned down, two injured in Balochistan’s Turbat
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QUETTA – At least six workers have been killed in the latest gun attack in southwestern Pakistan, local media reported Saturday.

Local police told media that unidentified assailants forcibly entered the house of Naseer Ahmed, a contractor, and opened gunfire that killed 6 on the spot while two others were injured.

Two men suffered serious injuries and were shifted to a local hospital for medical treatment.

The deceased were identified as Rizwan s/o Allah Dad, Shehbaz s/o Mumtaz, Waseem s/o Mumtaz, Shafiq Ahmad, Muhammad Naeem, and Sikandar.

Ghulam Mustafa s/o Nazir Ahmad and Tawheed s/o Jawar Khan were those who were injured in the attack.

The group of men was working with a local contractor for the construction works and was targeted due to unknown reasons.

Meanwhile, cops started the necessary action and a probe is underway.

Balochistan Caretaker Chief Minister took notice of the incident and directed officials to investigate all aspects of the incident and submit an immediate report using all resources to make the arrest in this case.

He condemned the workers' brutal killing, saying he is deeply saddened by the killing of innocent people, and culprits will be brought under gambit of law.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 1, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 1, 2024 (Friday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.32 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 353 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 1, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.32 282.35
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 353 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.4 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 172.43 174.43
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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