|15 August, 2019

Abu Dhabi Police receive 32,000 calls during Eid Al Adha

Civil Defence in Abu Dhabi reported that no major fire incidents occurred during the Eid

An Iraqi woman uses a mobile phone on June 26, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq. The war-damaged aging landline telephone infrastructure means Iraqis are increasingly more dependent on mobile phones in daily life and business. Image used for illustrator purpose

An Iraqi woman uses a mobile phone on June 26, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq. The war-damaged aging landline telephone infrastructure means Iraqis are increasingly more dependent on mobile phones in daily life and business. Image used for illustrator purpose

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UAE - A total of 32,435 calls were handled by the Command and Control Centre of the Abu Dhabi Police during the Eid Al Adha break.


Brigadier Nasser Al Maskari, director of operations at the Abu Dhabi Police, said the teams concerned resolved all issues as quickly as possible.

He also added that most of the calls received were about minor accidents due to road congestion or health emergencies.

The General Directorate of Civil Defence in Abu Dhabi reported that no major fire incidents occurred during the Eid, except for a few minor fires.

Meanwhile, Lt. Colonel Saif Abdullah Al Falasi, Ajman Police director of the traffic and patrols administration, said that traffic was flawless on all local roads in Ajman during Eid Al Adha due to the work of 45 traffic patrols during this period. Accidents decreased by 17 percent, compared to the same period last year.

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