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Pakistan Inflation Hits 27.3% Before Full Impact of Floods

Updated: 01 Sep 2022, 12:38 PM IST
TL;DR.
Pakistan’s inflation accelerated for a sixth straight month to hit a fresh record in August, with the deadly floods risk jolting prices further.
An handout picture released by the Saudi Interior Ministry on August 31, 2022, shows handcuffed suspects and bags of amphetamine pills on display at a warehouse in a undisclosed location. - Saudi officers thwarted an attempt to smuggle 47 million amphetamine pills into the country, state media reported, describing it as the largest ever drug trafficking operation in the kingdom. Six Syrians and two Pakistanis were arrested in a raid after the pills, concealed in a flour shipment, arrived at a dry port in the capital Riyadh. The report did not specify whether the pills were captagon -- the amphetamine wreaking havoc across the Middle East -- nor did it say where the pills came from. (Photo by SAUDI INTERIOR MINISTRY / AFP)

An handout picture released by the Saudi Interior Ministry on August 31, 2022, shows handcuffed suspects and bags of amphetamine pills on display at a warehouse in a undisclosed location. - Saudi officers thwarted an attempt to smuggle 47 million amphetamine pills into the country, state media reported, describing it as the largest ever drug trafficking operation in the kingdom. Six Syrians and two Pakistanis were arrested in a raid after the pills, concealed in a flour shipment, arrived at a dry port in the capital Riyadh. The report did not specify whether the pills were captagon -- the amphetamine wreaking havoc across the Middle East -- nor did it say where the pills came from. (Photo by SAUDI INTERIOR MINISTRY / AFP)