According to media reports, the quake aftershocks jolt parts of Neelum Valley, Jhelum and Bagh on Wednesday morning.
Yesterday (Tuesday), strong magnitude earthquake struck near Jhelum, resulting in the death of at least twenty-two people in Azad Kashmir.
Tremors were felt in major cities of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including Lahore, Islamabad, Murree, Sialkot, Peshawar, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Azad Kashmir, Multan, Abbotabad, Bajaur, Kohsitan, Batgram, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Rawalpindi and others.
Meanwhile, ISPR has released a damage assessment of the earthquake based on aerial and initial physical survey.
According to the assessment, 22 people, including an army soldier, lost lives in tremors while 160 people were injured as per civil administration.
The ISPR said three communication bridges near Jatlan have been damaged whereas Jatlan-Mangla Road was damaged at multiple locations, rendering it unusable.
In addition, medium to minor damages to weak structures in Mirpur, Jatlan and Jarikas have been reported while Mangla Dam is quite safe.
The ISPR said Army teams are busy in rescue and relief efforts in coordination with other stakeholders whereas army engineering teams are repairing Jatlan-Mangla Road and bridges at Jatlan.
Doctors and paramedics are providing necessary medical care and CMH Mangla and Jhelum have been made available for all casualties.
According to the Meteorological Department, the quake was 10 kilometres deep and the epicentre of the 5.8-magnitude quake was located near the mountainous city of Jehlum in the Punjab province.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 7, 2022 (Tuesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||331.71||332.41|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.08||35.43|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.19||176.19|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 202,200 on Tuesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs173,360.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Karachi||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Islamabad||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Peshawar||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Quetta||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Sialkot||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Attock||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Gujranwala||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Jehlum||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Multan||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Gujrat||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Nawabshah||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Chakwal||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Hyderabad||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Nowshehra||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Sargodha||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Faisalabad||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Mirpur||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|