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Grenade attack leaves two cops among 17 injured in Balochistan's Jaffarabad

09:52 AM | 31 Jan, 2022
Grenade attack leaves two cops among 17 injured in Balochistan's Jaffarabad

QUETTA – At least 17 persons including two police personnel suffered injuries in a hand grenade explosion at Subatpur Chowk near Dera Allahyar, Jaffarabad district of Balochistan on Sunday.

Reports in media quoting police sources said motorbike-borne unidentified attackers hurled a hand grenade and managed to escape from the site that injured more than dozen on the spot.

Following the attack, security and rescue officials rushed to the site and shifted the injured to the nearest medical facility. Five of the injured were said to be critical and were shifted to a Larkana hospital.

A local police officer told a news outlet that cops were apparently the target of the miscreants. Law enforcers started a probe however no terror group claimed the responsibility for the grenade attack.

Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo and Balochistan Assembly Speaker Mir Jan Muhammad Khan Jamali condemned the attack and termed it as an act of terrorism. Some groups are trying to create chaos but would never succeed in their nefarious designs and would soon be brought to justice, the provincial administration said.

Last week, Pakistan's Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa paid a visit to a city in southern Balochistan amid a worrying security situation in the region.

COAS visit to Turbat comes a few days after around 10 Pakistani soldiers were martyred in a terrorist attack at a security force check-post in Kech district. During his visit, top the commander was given a comprehensive briefing at the FC Balochistan headquarters on the prevailing security situation.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 19 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72

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