Another two labourers from Punjab shot dead in Balochistan

09:42 AM | 29 Apr, 2024
Another two labourers from Punjab shot dead in Balochistan
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QUETTA – Balochistan is becoming unsafe for outsiders as another two labourers, who hailed from Punjab province, were gunned down in the Tump area of Kech district on Sunday.

Levies officials confirmed death of two labourers who were attacked by motorbike borne attackers in Kech district.

The victims, identified as Mohammad Shahid and Mohammad Naeem – residents of Faisalabad, were attacked by unidentified attackers in Srenkin area of Kech, near the Iranian border.

Levies Forces rushed to site and shifted bodies to nearest health facility. Both men reportedly succumbed to multiple bullet wounds at the scene.

This incident marked the second such attack in the past week. Earlier, two laborers from Punjab were shot dead in the Dank area of Turbat. No group has claimed responsibility for these killings.

Balochistan Home Minister instructed authorities to submit a report on the incident and launched an inquiry, promising that the perpetrators would be apprehended soon.

Chief Minister Sarfaraz Bugti also condemned killings, calling it terror attack. He also announced to form a committee to engage in talks with separatists and reiterated the government's commitment to bringing the perpetrators of such attacks to justice.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 22 June 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 22, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.75 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 297 and selling rate is 299.5 while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.75.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.7 280.85
Euro EUR 294.3 297.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.85 73.6
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.98 748.98
Canadian Dollar CAD 202 204
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.7 917.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.75 731.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.21 317.71
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74


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