Traffic police officials given first-aid lessons


In order to save lives during accidents and emergency situations, traffic police officials and PCR officials of the city were given first aid lessons at Police Lines on Sunday.

The session, which was a coordinated effort of Kaka Ram Verma, retired district training supervisor, Red Cross, Patiala, was highly appreciated by the police officials who attended the session.

"Police officials should know how to react and help the victim. Therefore, we gave them training for various medical emergency situations. They were also given practical classes," said Inspector Buland Singh, incharge traffic police.

More than 530 police officials took part in practical classes. "It was extremely necessary to have knowledge of such issues as not only common people but our police fellows get injured badly many times," said one of police officials.

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