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Abu Dhabi Police rescue injured with helicopter ambulance

Abu Dhabi Police Central Operations Department received 21,665 aid calls during Eid Al Fitr

Abu Dhabi Police rescue injured with helicopter ambulance

Abu Dhabi Police provided emergency assistance to residents on a number of busy highways during the Eid Al Fitr holidays using its helicopter ambulance.

Members of the air ambulance first provided medical care to a man injured in a traffic accident in Al Ain, before assisting a woman injured in an accident on Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Road in Abu Dhabi.

The man and woman were airlifted to Tawan Hospital and Al Mafraq Hospital respectively to receive medical treatment.

The crew also rescued a young boy suffering from critical medical illness in the capital and transferred him to Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC).

The team provided first aid to all three victims, succeeding in maintaining their stability during the flight to the hospitals.

The Abu Dhabi Police Central Operations Department have revealed they received 21,665 calls for aid during Eid Al Fitr alone.

A total of 13,291 calls were made from Abu Dhabi City, 6,642 calls from Al Ain and 1,132 calls from Al Dhafra.

Colonel Nasser Sulaiman Al Maskari, Director of Operations Department of Abu Dhabi Police, said the department handled all the calls.

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