2,400 calls, 250 accidents in 5 hours on first day of Ramadan: Dubai Police


By Mohammad Al Sadafy  www.emirates247.com

The Command & Control Centre of Dubai Police received 2,419 calls during the first day of the holy month of Ramadan.

2a“Yesterday [the first day of Ramadan], The Dubai Police Command & Control Centre received 2,419 emergency calls and reported 250 traffic accidents [two of which were serious] all between 2:30 pm until 7:30pm,” said Lt. Colonel Khazraj Majed Al Khazraji, Director of the Command & Control Centre.

Al Khazraji urged motorists to buckle up, adhere to the speed limits, maintain a safe distance and drive defensively – especially during the holy month.

He pointed out that non-emergency calls waste time of the police teams, urging public not to make unnecessary calls to 999. More info