Rawalpindi - The Rescue 1122 has appealed to the public to use gas appliances carefully to avoid accidents.

An official of the Rescue-1122 said due to prevailing crisis of gas shortage, the people indulge in using alternative measures like using cylinder, compressor in their houses. It has been noted that some residents use fridge compressor to suck in more Sui gas to increase its flow.

In the past, a number of the cases have been reported in which precious lives were lost due to carelessness and negligence in the use of gas appliances.