Mobile Emergency Number is 112 not 999

Monday, October 27, 2008

Got this from an email and find it useful and important to share.

Dear Friends,

Please put 112 on your hand phone fastdial.

Never know when you are going to need it.

Ladies especially....please, please read!
It's 112 not 999!

A young lady was robbed and slashed on the face two days ago in Taman Desa. She just got off from her car and was in front of her friend's house pressing door bell.. She saw a motorbike with two men coming toward her direction but she thought they were security guards. Then before she knew anything, one of the men has already slashed her face with a knife and grabbed her bag. She didn't know it was a cut until she touched her face and found out it was bleeding. She was screaming out of shock. One of the man came back (they were already on the motorbike and ready to leave) and tried to slash her again. Luckily she was able to hold on his hand to
stop the attack. At that time, her friend came out to check what happen and the men quickly ran away.

The cut was 9 cm long and 1 cm deep. Now those robbers' tactic! is to hurt you first before they rob you so that you are handicapped and can't resist them. Even later there are someone to help, they have to rescue you first instead of chasing them. Please be alert all the time and take every precaution measure you could. Emergency

Please be aware the Emergency Number worldwide for GSM Mobile(012, 013, 016, 017, 019) is 112 and not 999.

You can dial 112 even without a Sim Card. If you find yourself out of coverage area of your mobile network and
there is an emergency, dial 112 and the mobile will search any existing network to establish the emergency number for you. Do share this important info with your family members and friends.

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