One troop killed, five injured in terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia

11:02 AM | 17 May, 2017
One troop killed, five injured in terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia
JEDDAH - Days before the visit of US President Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia, terrorists carried out a missile attack on soldiers killing one and injuring five troops in Qatif governorate in the Eastern Province.

According to an Arab news agency, interior ministry released a statement stating that terrorists fired a RPG grenade on soldiers patrolling the area Monday night.

During the attack, a member of special emergency forces named Waleed Gasyan Al Shaibani was killed while five others sustained injuries and were shifted to a hospital for medical treatment.

On May 10, at least two persons, including a two-year-old Saudi infant and a Pakistani expatriate were killed and 14 others injured when terrorists opened fire at workers and passersby at a development project site in Al-Masourah district of Al-Awamiyah in Qatif governorate in the Eastern Province, reported Saudi Gazette.

Security spokesperson Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki revealed that the incident took place on Wednesday in order to disrupt development projects in Al-Masourah.

In the terrorist attack, six Saudis and four expatriates – two Pakistanis, one Indian and Sudanese each sustained injuries, while one Saudi and the Indian are reportedly in critical condition.


Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 18 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 18, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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