Four Dubai cops promoted for saving patient's life

Jun 06, 2013, 06:10 IST | IANS

Four Dubai Police personnel will be promoted in appreciation of their "act of kindness" after they rushed to donate blood to a patient in one of Dubai's hospitals.

UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has given the order for their promotion.

Dubai Police Commander General Lt. Gen. Dahi Khalfan Tamim said the four policemen were in a routine patrol when one of them received a message on his mobile phone, appealing for donating blood to a patient in Rashid Hospital.

The four policemen are Sergeant Jamal Abdullah Faraj, Sergeant Yousif Ahmed Hassan, Corporal Ali Mohammed Al Jazz and Corporate Mohammed Abdel Safi.

After reading the message, the policeman called the operations centre for permission and rushed with his colleagues to donate blood to the patient without asking about her nationality, religion or colour. Their blood helped save the patient's life, he said.

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