9999 is still Oman's emergency number, says ROP
August 9, 2017 | 12:37 PM
by Times News Service

Muscat: Police have clarified news circulating about a new emergency hotline for the country.

The Royal Oman Police (ROP) has clarified that the emergency number 112 is not a new emergency number for the country, but is an existing International number in case of low network coverage.

"The emergency hotline 9999 is the Sultanate's emergency number, and is in operations around the clock for callers."

"With regards to the number 112, it is an international emergency number that is fixed onto all mobiles and tablets. The number works in the event of low network coverage, and would forward the phone call to the local emergency hotline of the country where the individual is asking for help."

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