emergency medical services

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e·mer·gen·cy med·i·cal ser·vic·es

(EMS) (ē-mĕr'jĕn-sē med'i-kăl sĕr'vis-ĕz)
An agency that provides prehospital care and transport to the sick and wounded.
Synonym(s): ambulance service, emergency medical service system.
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PESHAWAR -- Four more dead bodies of passengers Jeep incident were recovered by rescue workers on Sunday reaching a total of 12 dead bodies with 12 still missing for which search have been continued, DPO Kohistan Abdul Saboor confirmed.
PESHAWAR: Four more dead bodies of passengers Jeep incident were recovered by rescue workers on Sunday reaching a total of 12 dead bodies with 12 still missing for which search have been continued, DPO Kohistan Abdul Saboor confirmed.
Lahore -- A 24-year-old woman died when a recklessly-driven car ran over her near Kharak Nullah on the Multan Road, rescue workers said on Saturday.
Rescue workers tirelessly looking for missing Irish teen Nora Anne Quoirin on Hari Raya Aidiladha today were visited by Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Mazlan Mansor who sought to raise their spirits for the continued search.
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The sighting happened as early as 6 a.m., and rescue workers from the Hualien County town of Xincheng headed immediately to the site.
The official said other rescue workers continued working and accomplished the task.
As rescue workers pulled out the bodies from the bus and the truck, the death toll rose to 21, SSP Lasbela Agha Ramzan Ali said.
The police and rescue workers rushed to the spot and shifted the body to Civil Hospital where doctors confirmed her death due to the intake of poisonous syrup.
BEIRUT -- An international operation to rescue hundreds of Syrian rescue workers and their families took place early Sunday, carrying the civilians through Israel and Jordan under cover of darkness as President Bashar al-Assad's forces prepared to take control of the area in Syria's southwest.
Two explosions at fireworks workshops outside MexicoCity on Thursday killed at least 24 people, including rescue workers, and injured dozens more, officials said, in the latest deadly blast to hit a town known for its fireworks production.
Over 1,460 police officers and 22 coast guards have been injured in the line of duty over the last three years; while 560 rescue workers were attacked.