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Threat alert on TTP plan of terror attack in Quetta, Peshawar issued

07:25 PM | 22 Oct, 2020
Threat alert on TTP plan of terror attack in Quetta, Peshawar issued

ISLAMABAD - The National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) has issued a threat alert about possible terrorist attacks in Peshawar and Quetta.

The NACTA in a statement said that Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is planning the series of terrorist activities in the two cities, targeting religious and political parties in suicide bombings and other attacks.  

It revealed that terror bid was foiled on Wednesday (October 21) in Balochistan when eight explosive devices were recovered during operation in Qamar Din Karez area. 

"This material was to be used for attacks in Quetta and Peshawar," NACTA said.

The NACTA has asked the authorities to tighten security in Quetta and Peshawar to avert any terror incident. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 20 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains marginally same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 20, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 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 75.25 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

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

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
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 740.55 748.55
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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