A doctor examines Noorul Hassan at his home in Sadiqabad, Punjab province. File
Sadiqabad-base taxi driver Noor-ul Hassan had made national headlines last month when he was air lifted on a Pakistan army helicopter to Lahore for treatment on special directives from Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, reports Dawn news.
According to the 55-year-old 's doctor, Maazul Hassan, a top laparoscopic surgeon in Lahore, a female patient had died at the Shalamar Hospital earlier in the day after which her relatives reached the hospital and expressed concern about her death.
In the chaos that ensued, Noorul and a second patient died "due to the unavailability of staff," Maaz told Dawn News.
He added that the relatives of the female patient had not intended to cause the deaths but the situation worsened due to the violence.
Maaz told Dawn that while the chaos was taking place, Noorul was feeling unwell and was left unattended for nearly an hour.
"When they (hospital staff) noted this, they attempted to resuscitate him but were unable to successfully to do so," he added.
Hospital staff said that relatives of the female patient had broken windows, switched ventilators off and hit doctors. They added that nurses had left the ICU during the commotion.
A hospital spokesperson said that they were investigating the incident and needed to look at CCTV footage.
Media reports term Hassan as the heaviest man in Pakistan, but there was no official confirmation about this.
In 2017, Pakistan's most obese person with a weight of 360kg underwent a laparoscopic surgery and succeeded to decrease his weight below 200 kg.
Indo-Asian News Service
Pakistan’s president has called on India to immediately lift all restrictions on people in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, ignoring opposition calls for Prime Minister Imran Khan to step down over his alleged bad governance.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan has achieved a biggest success at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as over 50 countries supported Pakistan’s stance on the Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK).
Calling it “the hub of terrorism,’ India has dismissed Pakistan’s attempts to raise the Kashmir issue in the UN General Assembly (UNGA) after it had failed to get a hearing in the Security Council.
An African security guard, in collaboration with three colleagues stole Dhs2 million under duress from a company accountant and her assistant after assaulting them with an electric detonator and threatening to kill them.
The police began gathering inferences and interrogating the mother who was living with the victim, a younger child and a servant who was not at home during the interrogations and was found to have left the country on the day of the crime.
Residents said that requests for an appointment to obtain a Schengen visa reached 3 to 6 months for some European countries.