Sadiqabad-based obese man airlifted to Lahore for treatment on Army chief’s directives

A Sadiqabad-based 330kg hefty cabbie was carried on a Pakistan Army helicopter to Lahore for treatment on Tuesday evening on exceptional orders from Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Noorul Hassan — an occupant of Mohallah Islampura in Sadiqabad — had bid via web-based networking media to Gen Bajwa to pay heed to his issue and help him in looking for treatment.

Gen Bajwa educated Army authorities to send an air emergency vehicle to Sadiqabad to recover Hassan and transport him to Lahore for restorative treatment.

Sadiqabad Assistant Commissioner Kashif Dogar disclosed to Dawn that Hassan, 55, couldn’t go in an emergency vehicle by street because of his weight. He said that Hasan is a poor cab driver and lives in a little house.

On Tuesday, Rescue 1122 work force broke the principle entryway and mass of Hassan’s home to bring him out. Dogar said that the salvage group moved Hasan onto a scaled down truck and transported him to a football ground in Sadiqabad where a helipad was molded for the air rescue vehicle’s arrival.

He included that the extraordinary helicopter emergency vehicle from Rawalpindi needed to touch base in the first part of the day however because of terrible climate, arrived in Multan first and later landed in Sadiqabad at night.

Air conditioning Dogar said that Dr Maazul Hassan, a top laparoscopic specialist in Lahore will treat Noorul Hasan.

Relatives of Noorul Hassan disseminated desserts in their neighborhood in festivity of his flight to Lahore for treatment.

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