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Overly obese Noor Hassan to undergo surgery after preliminary tests: Doctors

LAHORE: Overly obese Noor Hassan able to move his legs, surgery to be performed after performing required tests revealed doctors, ARY News reported on Firday.

329 Kilogram Noor Hassan from Lahore’s area of Sadiqabad was airlifted by the order of the Chief of Armed Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa by an Army Helicopter to a private Hospital where he is to be operated upon to relieve him of excess body fat.

Hassan’s surgeon Doctor Muaz said that the patient was doing well and a few tests still needed to be performed until the date of surgery can be specified.

Noor Hassan on the occasion was thankful to the Army Chief for his empathy and said that he was feeling a lot better.

“The Army Chief is worried about my health and I would like to thank him for his concern,” said Noor Hassan.

Noor Hassan, 55, is a taxi driver and resident of Sadiqabad city of Punjab who had appealed the Army Chief on social media to provide him medical assistance for getting rid of his obesity.

The 55-year-old man was taken out of his small house after breaking the main door and wall by the rescue officials. He was later transported to a football ground in Sadiqabad onto a mini truck where a helipad was fashioned for helicopter’s landing.



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