Updated: 12/10/2013 00:40

All 12 SCDF personnel discharged



All 12 SCDF personnel discharged

All 12 Singapore Civil Defence Force, or SCDF, personnel injured in yesterday's riot in Little India, have been discharged from hospital. 

This according to a statement it issued this afternoon. 

They sustained lacerations on the face and cuts on their hands. 

The injuries were due to projectiles hurled at them while they were carrying out their duties. 

In total, 9 SCDF vehicles were badly damaged. 

These include 3 ambulances, 1 Red Rhino, 1 fire engine and 4 support vehicles. 

One of the ambulances was completely burnt out. 

The remaining vehicles had varying degree of damages such as smashed windshields, and scratches and dents to the doors and frame. 

Notwithstanding this incident, SCDF have the assurance that there is no disruption to the provision of our fire-fighting, rescue and emergency ambulance services. 

It says the morale and spirit of its personnel remains high and committed towards its mission of saving lives. 

SCDF deployed a total of 60 personnel yesterday.

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