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31 mosques destroyed in Israeli bombing of Gaza; 4,651 Palestinians martyred so far

Israel tells villagers to evacuate Lebanon border amid rising tensions with Hezbollah

07:30 PM | 22 Oct, 2023
Israel-Palestine conflict
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At least 31 mosques have been destroyed in the Israeli bombing of Gaza and other occupied Palestinian territories since the beginning of the fresh Israeli offensive on October 7.

Palestine’s Ministry of Religious Affairs has confirmed these figures.

On the other hand, 266 Palestinian civilians have been martyred in the Israeli bombing in the last 24 hours. According to the Palestinian Health Ministry, 117 children are among those martyred in the last 24 hours.

The latest toll has taken the total number of the Palestinians martyred in the Israeli bombing of Gaza to 4,651 and 40 percent of those martyred are children. At least 14,245 Palestinians have been wounded in the Israeli air strikes on Gaza and 70 percent of those wounded are women and children.

Israeli has said it is going to intensify the Gaza bombing and warned the Palestinians in Gaza to leave their homes and move to the south of the city. The spokesperson for the Israeli Army has said his country will intensify the Gaza bombing to build pressure on the Palestinian freedom fighter group Hamas.

Israel orders villagers to evacuate Lebanon border

Israel has ordered tens of thousands of its residents to evacuate its northern border with Lebanon amid the escalating tensions between the Israeli army and Hezbollah.

Over the past 24 hours, evacuation orders were issued for 14 towns, while 28 others received similar directives in the preceding week.

These evacuations have evoked a range of reactions among the affected populations. Some residents expressed frustration and scepticism about their safety during the evacuation process.

This large-scale evacuation is a stark reflection of the palpable unease and anxiety gripping the region due to the mounting military tensions.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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