SRINAGAR – At least two troops were injured after twin blasts ripped through a base of Indian Air Force (IAF) in illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday night.
India media reports said that the two blasts inside the air force base located at Jammu airport were conducted with the gap of a few minutes using drones. They added that another IED explosive, which was apparently to use for hitting a crowded, was detonated.
"Reports say the explosions, the first at 1.37 AM and the second at 1.43 AM, were heard a km away," says the NDTV.
There was no damage to any equipment. Investigation is in progress along with civil agencies.— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) June 27, 2021
The roof of a building in the technical section was damaged in the first blast while another occurred in an open area.
"Drones with payload were used in both the blasts at Jammu airfield. Another crude bomb was found by the Jammu police," ANI quoted Jammu and Kashmir police chief Dilbagh Singh
Indian Police have registered an FIR under the anti-terror Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act that the law allows security official to keep suspect in detention for up to six months without evidence.
A deep investigation has been launched into the blasts, India media said, adding that the incident had not disrupted the flights operations in the valley.
Following the explosions, forces stationed in Ambala, Pathankot, and Awantipora are on high alert.
Pakistani rupee's value remained stable against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal and other currencies in the open market.
On Monday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro rate stands at 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound GBP rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED currently hovers around 77.45 while rate of Saudi Riyal stands at 75.82.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||359.4||360.05|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.38||36.48|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
The gold remained under pressure as the precious metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.
On the first day of the week, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,000 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,043
A single tola of 22-karat gold costs Rs170,539, while 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs. 192,325 and the price of 18k gold is Rs164,850.
In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2086, gaining $14.44 on Monday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Karachi||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Quetta||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Attock||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Multan||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|