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.
“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