GUJRANWALA-Dacoits and thieves took away cash, gold ornaments, vehicles and other valuables in various hits here on Monday.

In Qila Didar Singh, armed men intercepted Mehmood and snatched Rs22,000, gold ornaments and cellphones; in city Wazirabad area, bandits looted Rs43,000 and two cellphones from Akhtar; in Khiali, dacoits took away Rs17,000, a motorcycle and cellphone from Rashid; and in Kot Ladha, robbers looted Rs100,000 and two cellphones from Nazar.

In Nowshera Virkan Iqbal was deprived of Rs75,000, locket set and two cellphones at gunpoint, at Ahmed Nagar Road bandits snatched Rs40,000, gold ornaments and cellphone from Nabeel, in Aroop robbers looted Rs200,000, two cellphones from Mustansar, and Umer was deprived of Rs76,000, cellphone at gunpoint in Kamoke Saddr Police limits, in Wazirabad Saddr area armed men intercepted Shahid and looted Rs55,000 and two cellphones, at Nowshera Road, bandits snatched Rs35 thousands, two cell phones and gold ornaments from Moazam, in cantt area robbers took away Rs32 thousands and cell phone from Naeem, and in Jinnah town Nadeem was deprived of Rs43 thousands, gold ornaments and cell phones at gunpoint, in Cantt police station limits, bandits took away Rs25 thousands, two cell phones from Ashfaq, and at Haidri Road People's Colony, dacoits took away Rs40 thousands, cell phone from Izhar.

In Jinnah road police station limits, Naeem was deprived of Rs23 thousands on gun point, in Alipur Chattha robbers snatched Rs60 thousands, two cell phones from Arshad, in Dhonkal robbers looted Rs100 thousands, gold ornaments and cell phone from Farasat, and in Dhulley police station limits three armed men entered the house of Mubashar and looted Rs40 thousands, gold ornaments, a laptop and cell phones.

in theft incidents, unknown thieves swept the houses and shops of Azam, Raja, Waheed, Hassan, Amir and Ejaz. The car of Manzoor and motorcycles of Farooq, Ali Haider and Rauf were stolen from different places.

RESCUE PERFORMANCE

Rescue 1122 showed excellent performance during the year 2017. According to the district emergency officer, the rescue received a total 42,891 calls during the previous year. Of these calls, 14,954 were about road accidents; 21,374 were of medical emergency; 988 of fire emergency; 1,155 of crime incidents, 40 of building collapse and 56 were of drowning incidents. He said that the rescue teams provided first aid to 10,632 citizens and shifted 30,872 persons to hospitals. He said the rescue started motorbike ambulance service in Gujranwala district and provided basic life support training to 1,181 persons. Similarly, 1,424 students of various schools were given first aid training.