KHANEWAL- District Emergency Officer Dr Ejaz Anjum directed the Community Safety Wing Officers to establish UC-level rescue teams of volunteers and trained them for any emergency in the area.

He was addressing monthly review meeting of rescue 1122 here the other day.

Rescue Control Room 1122 In-charge Naeem Ahmad, Station Coordinator Muhammad Saleem, Media Coordinator Rashid Ch and Community Safety Wing Officer Kanwar Fahim Ahmad attended the meeting.

The DO Emergency said that Rescue 1122 received 1,360 emergency calls for help, bifurcated as 642 medical call, 472 traffic accident calls, 6 calls for fire fighting, 71 crime calls, 1 call for drowning in water and 168 miscellaneous incidents during last month.

He said that Rescue 1122 rescued 1,459 persons, 239 persons were provided first aid on the spot, and 1,167 were shifted to different hospitals.