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KFC Pakistan outlet vandalized, torched by fiery protesters in Mirpur (VIDEO)

11:06 AM | 30 Mar, 2024
KFC Pakistan outlet vandalized, torched by fiery protesters in Mirpur (VIDEO)
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MUZAFFARABAD – A franchise of  American fast food restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken KFC was torched and vandalized by anti-Israeli protesters in Mirpur, Azad Kashmir.

Scores of demonstrators took to the streets and stormed a branch of KFC on Kotli Road late Friday night, accusing the eatery of supporting Jewish forces in Gaza. The protestors vandalized branch and later set it on fire, causing significant damage to the premises.

Several clips shared online show demonstrators raising slogans against Israel and causing damage in fury.

KFC Pakistan

The situation was controlled by local cops who rushed to the site and disrupted protesters using tear gas. The clip also captured a restaurant engulfed in blaze and chaos as rioters ran out onto the roads to escape the fire.

After the mayhem, Azad Kashmir police launched an operation against the attackers, and more than 50 individuals were held in clashes with the police.

Reports by international media claimed that Assistant Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Mirpur and an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) along with three police officers were injured.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 13 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 13, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 12 April 2024

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