October 17, 2019 | 3:35 PM IST
Pak’s heavyweight man

Pak’s heavyweight man airlifted by Army to Lahore for treatment

Pakistani man Noor Hassan, weighing around 330 kgs, was airlifted by Army men from his residence in Sadiqabad, east Punjab province, to a private hospital in Lahore for treatment on Thursday. 

Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa made arrangements for the airlifting after he approached the army stating he suffers from other medical complications as well and needs to be in the Lahore hospital to undergo laparoscopic surgery. 

Hassan was unable to move freely due to his weight issues and could not even come out of the front door of his house. As a result, the army had to break the walls of his house to take him.

In 2017, Pakistan’s most obese person who weighed about 360 kgs underwent laparoscopic surgery and successfully reduced more than 200 kgs. The country’s 51 per cent of population is obese and over 29 per cent overweight claims Pakistan’s Endocrine Society.

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