Five killed in Lahore shooting incident

09:43 PM | 27 Oct, 2023
Lahore firing incident
Source: File photo

LAHORE – Five people were killed in a firing incident at Shahpur Dera in the Chung area on Friday. 

Police said the victims were sitting at the ‘dera’ of Haji Shahzad Awan when the assailants opened gunfire on them. As a result, five people were killed at the scene. A five years old boy, Abubakar, was wounded in this incident. After the incident, the assailants managed to flee the scene.

Police reached the scene after the incident and shifted the bodies of those killed to the hospital for post-mortem examination.

The police and forensic teams collected evidence from the crime scene. Police said the incident could be the result of an old enmity, but the real cause of the incident would be ascertained after an investigation.

Those killed were identified as Malik Mustafa (55), Hafiz Murtaza (50), Malik Khadim (65), Fahad (18) and Ali Husnain. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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