Punjab Emergency Service to remain on high alert at Eid-ul-Azha

Rescue 1122 is planning to deploy emergency vehicles in areas where Eid congregations will take place.


Our Correspondent October 24, 2012

LAHORE: The Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) announced on Wednesday, that it shall remain on emergency alert in all 36 districts of Punjab at Eid-ul-Azha.

According to a press release, Rescue 1122 is planning to deploy emergency vehicles in areas where Eid congregations will take place, fully equipped with trained emergency staff to provide immediate pre-hospital emergency cover if needed.

Leaves of the rescue officers have also been restricted, the press release said, and they have are assigned special emergency duties to provide medical cover and fire fighting services during Eid holidays.

In Lahore Rescue 1122 staff shall remain on special duties in the district control room.  Additionally, 27 fully equipped emergency ambulances, 18 fire vehicles, 4 rescue vehicles, 1 recovery vehicle, 1 water rescue vehicle and a Disaster Rescue Team will be deployed in sensitive areas of the city.

Special mobile posts shall also be established for providing effective medical cover at public gatherings.

Rescue posts shall be established at Fortress Stadium, Moon Market Gulshan-e-Ravi, Shahdara Rescue Station, Masjid Ibrahim, Walton Academy Ground, Shalimar Chowk, Masjid Jamia Anwar-e-Madina, Badshahi Masjid, Chuburji, Jamia Naeemia, Minhaj-ul-Quran, Masjid-e-Shohda, Lala Zar Park, Jamia Ashrafia, Mansoora, Model Town Central Park, Rehmat-ul-Allalmin Park, B-Block Revenue Society, Moon Market Iqbal Town, Data Darbar, Main Gate Aitchison College, Qaddafi Stadium, Masjid Chowk, Niaz Baig Rescue Station, Model Town More, Outfall Road, Wapa House, Masjid-e-Khizra Mall road, Khalid Masjid Cavalry Ground, Punjab Assembly, Central Station Muslim Town More, Liberty and Lohari Rescue Station.

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