At least 5 injured in Quetta blast

02:51 PM | 24 May, 2021
At least 5 injured in Quetta blast

QUETTA – At least five people were injured in a blast near Qambrani Road in Balochistan capital, provincial spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani confirmed Monday.

A senior police official while speaking with the media told that the blast occurred with the help of an improvised explosive device (IED) mounted at the side of the main road.

The injured include five persons including one security personnel. Rescue officials rushed to the scene after receiving information about the blast. The injured were then moved to Civil Hospital Quetta for medical assistance.

Following the blast, the Balochistan government spokesperson also shared a tweet on his official handle.

‘Police and other security agencies have surrounded the area while directions have been issued to the hospital administration to take care of the injured, he wrote in the tweet.

Last month, at least five persons were killed and dozens suffered injuries in a blast at the car parking area of a high-end hotel in Quetta Wednesday night. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 1, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 1, 2024 (Friday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.32 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 353 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 1, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.32 282.35
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 353 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.4 75.2
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 172.43 174.43
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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