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One-day-old Palestinian boy killed in Israeli bombing on Gaza hospital

01:30 AM | 31 Oct, 2023
Gaza bombing
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As Israel has intensified the bombing of Gaza and now launched a ground offensive, a newborn was killed when Israeli warplanes pounded the Turkish Hospital in the occupied Palestinian territory on Sunday.

A picture of the one-day-old Palestinian boy wrapped in coffin went viral immediately after a Gaza-based journalist shared it on social media, but it failed to shake the world conscience. 

Citing the Gaza Health Ministry, the Arab media reported that the child was issued death certificate even before he was issued a birth certificate.

More than 8,000 Palestinians have been martyred and 22,000 wounded in the Israeli bombing of Gaza since October 7 when Hamas carried out surprise attacks across the border and killed at least 1,400 Israeli besides taking over 200 hostage. 

Of the Palestinians martyred in Israeli bombing of Gaza, 3,631 are children and 1,871 are women. 

As the Israeli Army escalated its ground and aerial assault on the besieged Gaza Strip, Israeli tanks have briefly reached the outskirts of Gaza City.

On Monday, Israeli tanks made an incursion towards Salah al-Din Street, in the middle of the Gaza City governorate, a distance of about 3km (1.8 miles) from the Gaza fence. Heavy clashes were reported in the area.

In view of movement of the Israeli tanks into the Gaza Strip, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has requested an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss Israeli's catastrophic war on Palestine. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 3, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 3, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 3, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89

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