ON the second day of Eidul Azha while we were travelling on the highway our car broke down. The help around the highway was scarce due to Eid. I was travelling along with my family and needed help for which I tried dialling 130, the helpline number of the highway police patrol, from my cellphone.

The voice recording repeatedly mentioned that the number is incorrect.

I tried dialling the same number, along with 111 111, city codes and different mobile networks, yet I heard the same recorded message. I request the authorities concerned to look into thes matter. I must also praise the highway patrol, once the news got to them via another landline number courtesy a friend, their response was prompt and helpful. They showed up at the location in 20 minutes but it took one hour or more to contact them.

AKBAR ALI KHALIQDINA Karachi

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Babar
November 3, 2012 11:13 pm
Although u dialed with city code, but i must ensure you, if u dial with a proper city code, you would have been in contact Best regards
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