Four TTP terrorists gunned down in Faisalabad encounter

05:04 PM | 25 Nov, 2017
Four TTP terrorists gunned down in Faisalabad encounter
FAISALABAD - The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed on Saturday to have killed four suspected terrorists belonging to banned outfit, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), in a late night encounter at Sargodha Road, Faisalabad.

According to police sources, on a tip-off about the entry of the terrorists into Faisalabad, security officials started snap checking of vehicles on Sargodha Road on Friday night.

Around seven armed men, riding on motorbikes, suddenly resorted to firing at police officials. During exchange of fire, four criminals were killed while the rest escaped taking advantage of darkness," the sources added.

Later on, a search operation was initiated and heavy police forces deployed in the area. The CTD officials have said the terrorists belonged to TTP, who were planning a carry out a massive terrorist attack in the industrial city.

"Two Klashinkov guns, multiple pistols, three kilograms of explosives, detonators and two motorcycles were recovered from the terrorists," a CTD spokesperson said.

Earlier this week, a Pakistan Army major embraced martyrdom during a clash with militants in Kulachi area of Dera Ismail Khan in Kyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 4 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 4, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 4 March 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
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 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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