rescue workers have been threatened on Sunday afternoon in Kreuzberg by several people and attacked. The Situation escalated so far that they felt compelled, in the ambulance, to include the car and alert the police. The Berlin fire brigade said in the evening.
at half past four, therefore, became a paramedic called to a mission in an apartment in the reichenberger Straße. As to the patients cared for, the afflicted, and threatened other people who were staying in the apartment, the rescue forces. Apparently it was friends or relatives of the patient.
"The application was too slow," said a spokesman for the fire brigade, the Motivation of the attacker. They had not understood that the use of forces to care first to the patient, for example, by checking vital signs, pain medication administered, and the like.
As the threats and insults were worse, left the two forces, the apartment, the spokesman said the "so how to do it in such situations." A group of about ten people had followed them on the road, and I pressed continue. Meanwhile, two other helpers had arrived, among them a doctor. They, too, were threatened.
Someone from the group suggested the information, according to one of the paramedics in the face and injured him. Subsequently, the rescue workers are locked in your vehicle, alert the police, and waited. The arriving officers were able to the applied to soothe the people, said fire Department spokesman.
Only then could continue the medical care of the apartment and the man was taken to the hospital. Against the attacker Ads were reimbursed – rescue workers have the same Status as law enforcement officials. To hit a medic that is so synonymous with strikes against a police officer. The police were able to make on Sunday evening to the incident.More about
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