IG Punjab appreciated Rahim Yar Khan Police rescue activities after Walhar Train Accident

General Official News

Lahore,
July 11, 2019 (PPI-OT): Inspector General Police Punjab Captain (R) Arif Nawaz
Khan expressed deep sorrow over the tragic accident at Walhar Station Rahim Yar
Khan, Punjab Police shares the grief of effected families he further added. He
lauded the relief efforts by DPO Rahim Yar Khan Umar Salamat, ASP Dr Hifz Ul
Rehman Bugti, DSP Fayyaz Ahmad Pansota and officials of their team, he further
said that relief activities for injured by officers and officials during this
difficult time is a bright example for all of the force. While issuing
directions to continue the relief work for injured IG Punjab further added that
if any help or assistance is required from Central Police Office, it will be
provided without any delay.

According
to the details on the information of accident occurred on Thursday early
morning, DSP Traffic Police Fayyaz Ahmad Pansota and ASP Dr Hifz Ul Rehman Bugti
reached first at the scene and with the help of other officers started relief
work. Shortly DPO Rahim Yar Khan Umar Salamat also reached at the scene to join
the relief activities and completed these activities in his supervision. Relief
camps for the injured were set up at hospitals under the supervision of police
for quick provision of medical aid to injured police officials also donated
blood saving many lives.

It is
worth mentioning here that upon directions from IG Punjab RPO Rahim Yar Khan
Imran Mehmood also reached at the Walhar Train Station and reviewed the relief
activities. While talking to media at this occasion he said that due to the
timely response of Police, Rescue, Pak Army, District Administration and other
departments many valuable lives were saved as the accident was very intense and
the death toll could be much higher. He further said that families of
travellers are being provided information and assistance from the Police
Counter. With every injured one police official is deputed for look after and
till the arrival of their family members they will be on duty.

For more information, contact:

Punjab Police

Punjab Police Computer Bureau,

5th Floor, Central Police Office (CPO),

Punjab, Lahore

Tel: +92-42-99213019, +92-42-99213013

Fax: +92-42-99213012

Email: sapcb@punjabpolice.gov.pk

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