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.
Pakistani rupee remained stable against US dollar in the open bank market on Friday.
On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.3 for buying and 288.15 for selling.
Euro moves down to 311 for buying and 314 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 361.5 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.20.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||361.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.63||36.98|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – The gold price continues to climb up in the local market in line of upward trend in international market.
On Thursday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,400, and the price for 10-gram gold reached Rs186,390.
Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs199,282, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs190,225 and 18k gold rate hovers around Rs163,050.
In international market, the price of precious metal hovers around $2,045 per ounce.
|Lahore||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Karachi||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Quetta||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Attock||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Multan||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|