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More than 75 thousand calls were received by the Don service 112

In the Rostov region, the single rescue number 112 was called 75,357 times over the past week. The number is dialed about 11 thousand times daily, according to the region’s Emergency Department.

The department noted that last weekend was calm, the number of calls was below average.

At the same time, the number of false (unfounded) requests remains the highest among all indicators. So, within a week it exceeded the 18 thousand mark.

“Every call like this could cost someone their life.” Please be attentive and prudent when dialing 112. Pay special attention to children who, out of pranks, distract emergency service operators, contacted the DHPS in the Rostov region.

Most often, calls came from residents of large cities: Rostov-on-Don (20,849), Taganrog (7,414), Shakhty (3,461) and Bataysk (3,219).

Let us remind you that the 112 system operates around the clock; a psychologist and an interpreter are always present as part of the duty shift. Emergency information can also be sent to 112 via SMS.

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