Rescue 1122 handles 557 emergencies

DI KHAN (INP): The district emergency service Rescue 1122 tackled a total of 557 emergencies with response time ranging within seven minutes during the last month.

Sharing a monthly performance report, the spokesman of the Rescue 1122 said on Sunday the service provided first medical aid to about 604 patients and subsequently shifted them to hospitals while tackling different emergencies in month of November under the leadership of District Emergency Officer Awais Babar.

Giving details, the spokesman added these emergencies included 423 medical, 111 road traffic accidents, six fire eruption, nine bullet injury or fight, two of roof and wall collapsing and six were recoveries-related emergencies.

He informed that the response time to tackle those emergencies was recorded at seven minutes.

He said a total of 97852 calls were received by the emergency service out of which 75548 were fake or irrelevant.

During this period, the rescue 1122 handled several referral-related emergencies, in which 67 patients shifted to various hospitals within the district. Similarly, in seven emergency cases, the patients were shifted to other cities including Peshawar, Islamabad and Multan.

During this period, he said that rescue teams also arranged training sessions on first aid or tackling other emergencies for employees of different organizations and students of various institutions.

Dera police seize NCP goods worth over Rs 14m

The district police, in continuation of crackdown against smuggling of non-custom paid (NCP) items, have seized goods worth over Rs 14 million in the limits of Darzinda police station here Sunday.

Following the directions of District Police Officer Abdul Rauf Babar Qaisrani, the operations against smugglings of NCP goods were continued across the district without any discrimination, said police spokesman.

He said a team of Darazinda police station led by SDPO Darazinda Circle Sher Ullah Khan along with SHO Taib Din Khan and Incharge of ‘Aman-Mela’ check post Mokel Khan recovered NCP items during checking of several vehicles.

During the checking of vehicles, the police recovered a total of 439 sacks of ‘Chalia’, 43 sacks of Chinese Salt and 24 bundles of Tyres. The estimated worth of these recovered items was around Rs 14 millions which was later handed over to the customs authorities for further legal action.