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Pakistan Army rescues drowning man in Kohistan (VIDEO)

10:18 PM | 28 Aug, 2022
Pakistan Army rescues drowning man in Kohistan (VIDEO)
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SWAT – The Pakistan Army carried out a daring rescue operation in KP’s Kohistan and rescued a man trapped in a flash flood.

In a statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said an emergency call was made by the Kohistan administration and GOC Mangla Division and Commander Mangla Brigade who were on flood assessment mission near Pattan diverted from original flight to save the man’s life.

The military’s media wing said the man could have drowned in the flood if the team had not reached on time, saying the officers and the crew lifted the individual safely in a daring attempt.

It added that Pakistan Army, keeping in with its tradition, will not hesitate to save people in line with Army Chief’s vision that people are the priority.

Before the recent save, at least 110 stranded people were airlifted from Khawazakhela to Kanju Cantt in Swat.

The Pakistan Army continued relief operations in flood-hit areas of districts Layyah, Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajanpur.

The Pakistan Army earlier airlifted 22 tourists who had gone from capital and got struck in Kumrat Valley in Upper Dir of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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