21,000 Palestinian children missing amid Gaza war, Save the Children reports

03:26 PM | 24 Jun, 2024
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In a harrowing revelation, the ongoing conflict in Gaza has led to the disappearance of 21,000 Palestinian children since October 7, 2023. According to Western media reports, the global organization Save the Children has highlighted the devastating impact of the war on the youngest and most vulnerable members of society.

The organization reports that thousands of children are either trapped under the rubble of destroyed buildings, buried in mass graves, or detained by Israeli forces. Save the Children representatives emphasize the dire conditions and the immense challenges in locating and verifying the status of these missing children.

The representative from Save the Children stated, "These thousands of children have been separated from their parents during the war. There are countless others who have been forcibly taken out of Gaza and subjected to inhumane treatment."

Gathering and verifying information amid the chaos of war is immensely difficult, but Save the Children estimates that at least 17,000 children have been separated from their families, while around 4,000 are believed to be buried under rubble. The organization also reports that a significant number of children have been interred in mass graves.

The humanitarian crisis in Gaza continues to escalate, with children bearing the brunt of the conflict. Save the Children calls for immediate international intervention to address the plight of these missing children and to ensure their safety and well-being.

As the war rages on, the international community is urged to take swift action to protect the rights and lives of Palestinian children caught in the conflict.


US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today Open Market Rates - 15 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 15, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.8 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moves up to 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 355.15 for buying, and 358.65 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)       
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.8 280.75
Euro EUR 301.25 303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 355.15 358.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741 749
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.15 311.65
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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