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Street Criminals show no mercy in Karachi as mosques targeted in recent mugging (VIDEO)

12:18 PM | 15 Apr, 2024
Street Criminals show no mercy in Karachi as mosques targeted in recent mugging (VIDEO)

KARACHI – Robbers are on the rampage in Pakistan’s largest city Karachi and after targeting markets and offices, thugs now looted cell phones and cash from worshippers in a mosque.

The recent incident occurred in the Federal B Area of the port city. The robbery inside mosque was captured in CCTV footage and caused outrage and fear among Karachiites.

In the footage, the armed men can be seen entering the mosque, and snatching cell phones, cash and other belongings from the muezzin and two other worshippers.

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As law enforcers and Karachi administration failed to control the rising incidents of snatching and robbery in the port city, mosque-goers in the city have not been spared by muggers. 

The mosque administration did not report the incident to the police. Police officials stated that Azizabad police are gathering CCTV footage of the incident from various locations. 

This incident adds to the growing number of citizens who were deprived of their belongings in Ramadan, with scores dead during resistance. 

In the last month, over 6,780 street crimes occurred in metropolis, including 20 vehicle snatchings and over 130 vehicle thefts. Furthermore, over 800 motorcycles were snatched, and 4,200 were stolen during this period, along with 1,600 mobile phones.

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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