Three policemen were martyred in terror attack on Peshawar police station
ISLAMABAD – Pakistani security forces have gunned down two militants during an intelligence-based operation in the northwestern part of the country neighboring Afghanistan.
Reports in local media suggest that facilitators of the Peshwar attack were hunted, a day after three policemen, including a deputy superintendent of police (DSP), were martyred in attack.
It was reported that attackers managed to escape in dark but were eliminated in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in the Shinwari Qilla area of Sarband in the provincial capital Peshawar.
CTD officials told the media that an exchange of fire took place between CTD personnel and the militants. The operation was conducted on a tip-off from intelligence agencies about the militants’ presence in the restive area after the brazen attack, the latest in an ongoing terror wave.
The dead militants, identified as Gul Hai and Hazrat Omar alias Mansoor, belonged to TTP and were actively involved in attacks against forces.
One of the dead militants killed in the operation was also involved in suicide attacks on Additional IG Police Ashraf Noor and deadly attacks on the ANP leader.
KP and Balochistan have seen an uptick in terrorist attacks from the Afghan side of the border, as militants are taking shelter in the neighboring country.
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 March 22, 2023 (Wednesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||344.5||348|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.9||36.25|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||176.66||178.66|
KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 202,400 on Wednesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs173,500.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.
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 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Karachi||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Islamabad||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Peshawar||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Quetta||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Sialkot||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Attock||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Gujranwala||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Jehlum||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Multan||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Gujrat||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Nawabshah||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Chakwal||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Hyderabad||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Nowshehra||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Sargodha||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Faisalabad||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Mirpur||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
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