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Funeral prayers of Badaber base martyrs offered

04:52 PM | 18 Sep, 2015
Funeral prayers of Badaber base martyrs offered
PESHAWAR (Staff Report) - Funeral prayers of twenty people including four security personnel, who sacrificed their lives in today's terrorist attack on Pakistan Air Force (PAF) base in Badaber area of Peshawar, have been offered in Corps Headquarters Peshawar.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Soahil Aman, Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif, Minister for Information Pervez Rasheed, Chief Minister KPK Pervez Khatak, families of martyrs and other high level dignitaries attended the funeral prayers.

All of the martyrs were also presented guard of honor ahead of funeral.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif also met the victim families.

Earlier today a group of thirteen militants attacked PFA's Badaber base and killed as many as 16 people while they were offering Fajar prayer. During the gun fight four security personnel identified as Captain Asfand Yar Bokhari, Saqib, Tariq and Shan embraced martyrdom.


According to ISPR all of the thirteen terrorists were killed during clearance operation.

Ali Zain is a member of the staff at Daily Pakistan Global. He earned BS Communication Studies degree from University of the Punjab. His thesis titled "Cultural Continuity and Mass Media: An analysis of leading online newspapers of Pakistan" has been published as a book in Germany. He has also translated David Mathews' book "The Ecology of Democracy" into Urdu. He tweets at @alimaan.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
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 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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