Public has wrong perception of emergency number


PETALING JAYA: There is widespread belief that 112 is the country’s most efficient emergency number as it connects mobile phone users directly to the police even without network coverage. This is not true.

The number has been promoted via SMS, group chats and social media as a lesser-known number that works better than the Malaysian Emergency Response Service (MERS) 999.

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