VEHARI - Rescuers are real heroes who put their lives in danger only to save the lives victims of different incidents.

The rescue officials should continue performing this noble duty with missionary zeal without any discrimination.

Vehari DCO Ali Akbar Bhatti stated while addressing a ceremony held here at Rescue 1122 complex to award rescuers in acknowledgement of their services here the other day. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Bhatti said that the nation is proud of the rescuers brilliant work and respects them from the hearts.

Later, the DCO distributed commendatory certificates and awards to the rescuers for showing extraordinary performance. It is noted that since its inception in Vehari district in 2010, Rescue 1122 has responded thousands of emergencies with an average response time of seven minutes.