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Seven rescue centres planned for Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Provincial Government has decided to build seven model Rescue 1122 Centres in Rawalpindi district at a cost of Rs 840 million to ensure quick help in case of mishaps, besides eradication of crimes in the district. These centres equipped with all modern facilities, would bring the crime under control and provide immediate help and medical aid to the people during road accidents and other emergencies, said a source in Rawalpindi Range, Police here on Friday.
He told this scribe that these modern ‘Rescue 1122’ centres would be established at Murree Road Rawalpindi, Lohi Bher, Chattar Park, 17 Meel, Charapani and Murree.

The decision was taken to control the increasing casualties in the district, he added. Chief Minister Chaudhary Pervaiz Elahi after success of ‘1122 Center’ in Lahore has directed the Home Department of the province to make arrangements to set up these centres in all districts of Punjab to help people and keep a check on outlaws, the source said. He said that these Rescue 1122 centres would be provided with modern and well-equipped ambulances, first aid centres and latest communication equipment to meet any emergency besides keeping vigil to bring down crime rate.

Source: B/RECORDER

Date:1/6/2007