Rescue responded to 2145 calls last month


The Punjab Emergency Services Rawalpindi responded to 2145 emergency calls during the month of April.
This was stated by Rescue 1122 District Emer-gency Officer Dr Abdul Rehman while presiding over a meeting of rescue officers at the Rescue 1122 district Headquarter here on Wednesday.
The emergency calls to which Rescue 1122 responded to include: 738 road traffic accidents, 1126 medical emergencies,73 fire incidents,57 crimes, 2 building collapses, one cylinder explosion and 148 miscellaneous operations.
The emergency officer said there was a dire need of effective enforcement and implementation of fire safety codes given in building-bye-laws.— APP

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