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India caste unrest: Kashmiri truck driver attacked in Haryana

02:41 PM | 23 Feb, 2016
India caste unrest: Kashmiri truck driver attacked in Haryana
SRINAGAR (Staff Report) - A Kashmiri trucker was attacked and his vehicle burnt in Haryana where violent agitation by Jats over reservation quota issue has crippled normal life from last few days, Online reported.

A violent mob attacked the truck bearing registration number JK05C-8089 from Sopore in Morthal Panipat area of Haryana.

Owner of the truck, Shameem Ahmad Tantray of Gund Brath area of Sopore told a Srinagar-based daily that he was informed about the incident by his driver, Firdous Ahmed.

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He said that the unruly mob set his truck on fire. The mob also thrashed Firdous and snatched cash of Rs45,000 and mobile phones from him, Ahmad added.

The truck was stopped by the police near Panipat and it remained stranded there for two days till it was attacked by the mob, Kashmir Media Service reported.

“The truck was carrying plastic; steel and aluminum waste which was to be dropped in Delhi for recycling. Many Kashmiri truckers are stranded on the Delhi-Haryana highway,” Shameem Ahmad added.

The writer is a member of the staff.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 24 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.2 for buying and 296.2 for selling while British Pound hovers at 339.5 for buying, and 343 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.25. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.2 296.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 339.5 343
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.25 73.95
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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