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Rash SUV driver injures motorcyclist in Lahore amid drag race

04:17 PM | 15 May, 2018
Rash SUV driver injures motorcyclist in Lahore amid drag race
LAHORE - A dark blue Toyota FJ cruiser was caught hitting a motorcyclist before racing off to a busy thoroughfare in Lahore on Saturday night.

Ther incident was not reported on local media, however, a Twitterati, who is an eyewitness unfurled the details about the accident that stemmed out of drag racing.

The social media buff, who goes by the name Rizla stated that near Model Town an FJ Cruiser and a white Corolla were racing each other; the SUV initially saved a schoolboy by inches, however, rammed into a motorcyclist afterwards.

https://twitter.com/RizWanKenobi_/status/996301689606066177

The witness claimed that the luxury vehicle made a sharp left straight into the motorcyclist and apparently it seemed deliberate.

The injured man, in his 50s, fell off his bike following which he was left badly injured, while the Cruiser predictably raced off onto Ferozepur Road.

https://twitter.com/RizWanKenobi_/status/996301693938696192

The social media user explained that the injured man was bleeding profusely from the head following which he was rushed using an ordinary car to the hospital, instead of the hospital, depriving him of the basic first aid measures.

https://twitter.com/RizWanKenobi_/status/996301701383708672

The witness also called the police on 15 to report the hit and run case, however, the police did not register any complaint and instead resorted to saying that the complaint should be lodged in the relevant police station.

The writer is a member of the staff. He can be accessed on Twitter @iamnozair

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 24 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.2 for buying and 296.2 for selling while British Pound hovers at 339.5 for buying, and 343 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.25. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.2 296.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 339.5 343
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.25 73.95
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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