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PCR shifted more than one lakh injured to hospitals

NEW DELHI: More than one lakh persons were injured between 2016 and 2017 till November in the national capital. Police claimed that the reason behind the injury was different and all of them were shifted to hospital by Police Control Room (PCR) vehicles.
According to police, more than 700 PCR have been guarding the streets of Delhi covering vulnerable points and also the border areas of the capital. During the patrolling time the PCR vehicles found more than one lakh people who were injured and they were sent to the hospital. In the year of 2016 more than fifty thousand people were found injured and were shifted to hospital whereas in 2017 from January 1 to November 15, around 49,563 persons were injured who were rushed to hospital by PCR van.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (PCR) Monika Bhardwaj stated that when they have found any injured persons they immediately shifted the persons to the hospital, so that the lives can be saved.
Police sources claimed that the reason behind the injuries was different either from road accidents or any scuffle. In some cases, PCR calls has been received about the incident after which the victim was shifted to hospital whereas in some cases PCR himself had came to help if they have found any person injured. Recently Delhi Police PCR saved two lives in outer Delhi's Kanjhawala area.
The Delhi Police Control Room (PCR) personnel have been trained in life-saving skills which can make the huge difference between life and death.
According to police, in different training sessions they have learned how to handle injured persons for the time before they reach to the hospital. The training has different objectives which include bleeding control, airway management, and safe transportation.

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