Polio programme official, policeman injured in Bajaur gun attack

02:43 PM | 19 Jan, 2024
Polio programme official, policeman injured in Bajaur gun attack
Source: social media

PESHAWAR – An official of the polio programme and a policeman were injured on Friday after unidentified gunmen targeted their vehicle in Bajaur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Police told media that unknown assailants opened fire on the vehicle of Dr Abdul Rehman, who serves as coordinator of the immunisation programme in the tribal district, on his way back from the District Headquarters Hospital Khar in the Tarkhoo area of Mamond Tehsil.

Rescue officials said that the injured persons have been shifted to District Headquarters Hospitals in critical condition.

Earlier this month, a bomb blast targeting security forces in northwest Pakistan killed at least five police personnel and injured other 10.

Reports in local media said bomb explosion targeted a police vehicle in Mamund tehsil of Bajaur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa, neighboring Afghanistan.

The cops were deployed to provide security to polio vaccination teams, but were attacked amid fresh wave of terrorism.


Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 20 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 20, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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