Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) Director-General, Dr Rizwan Naseer reviewed the performance of the department here on Monday. He said the inclusion of patient transfer service in the domain of the Punjab Emergency Service is yet another public friendly initiative by the Punjab chief minister.
The DG said that during this period of time, the Punjab Emergency Service continued assisting other provinces including Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Balochistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
The total number of emergency victims rescued by the service include 867,443 emergency victims in Lahore, 445,933 in Faisalabad, 162,217 in Rawalpindi, 175,835 in Bahawalpur, 353,163 in Multan, 204,210 in Dera Ghazi Khan, 192,873 in Rahim Yar Khan, 173,989 in Sahiwal, 118,642 in Sialkot, 264,128 in Gujranwala, 45,247 in Murree, 124,693 in Sargodha, 192,835 in Jhang, 65,223 in Toba Tek Singh, 118,076 in Muzaffargarh, 130,130 in Rajanpur, 45,021 in Mianwali, 75,624 in Pakpattan, 113,872 in Kasur, 72,189 in Gujrat, 70,858 in Bahawalnagar, 40,555 in Jhelum, 56,994 in Attock, 117,545 in Khanewal, 60,307 in Vehari, 26,338 in Chakwal, 87,506 in Okara, 71,738 in Hafizabad, 104,746 in Sheikhupura, 72,196 in Lodhran, 47,830 in Nankana Sahib, 45,058 in Khushab, 46,713 in Mandi Bahauddin, 58,419 in Narowal, 80,163 in Layyah, 41,110 Chiniot and 49,432 in Bhakkar.
The emergency calls to which Rescue 1122 responded include 1,602,471 road traffic accident, 2,091,741 medical and other emergencies, 98,337 fire incidents, 6,988 building collapse incidents, 1,365 explosions, 160,415 crime calls, 387,979 miscellaneous and 8,882 drowning cases.