Rescue 1122 responded to 125,950 emergencies in June
LAHORE – Director-General Punjab Emergency Service Department (PESD) Dr Rizwan Naseer on Friday said that PESD rescued 118,532 victims while responding to 125950 emergencies with an average response time of seven minutes across Punjab during June 2022. He said that out of 125,950 emergencies, rescue service responded to 28529 road traffic accidents, 76,546 medical emergencies, 3816 fire incidents, 3549 crime incidents, 974 animal rescue, 148 drowning incidents, 110 structural collapses, and 12278 miscellaneous operations in Punjab. He was presiding over the monthly review meeting held at Emergency Services Headquarters here. The meeting was briefed that 334 people were killed in 28,529 road traffic crashes in Punjab during the last month.