Additional SHO martyred in Khyber mosque blast

06:37 PM | 25 Jul, 2023
Additional SHO martyred in Khyber mosque blast

PESHAWAR – A police officer has embraced martyrdom in a suicide blast inside a mosque in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Khyber district, officials said on Tuesday.

Police told local media that the blast took place when a suicide bomber hid inside the mosque after he saw officials of the law enforcement agency.

KP Inspector General of Police (IGP) Akhtar Hayat Khan said that the suspect blew himself up during the search inside Ali Masjid in Gharuba area of tehsil Jamrud in which Additional Station House Officer) SHO) Adnan Afridi embraced martyrdom.

Rescue teams have reached the site, while the law enforcement forces agencies cordoned off the blast area.

Caretaker Minister of Religious Affairs and Information Barrister Feroze Jamal Shah condemned the suicide blast, saying that the sacrifices carried out by the police would not go in vain.

"The miscreants and the enemies of peace will be dealt with an iron fist," he added.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 18 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 18, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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