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Overly obese Noor Hassan undergoes successful surgery

LAHORE: Overly obese Noor Hassan has undergone successful weight loss surgery at Lahore’s Shalimar Hospital, ARY News reported on Friday.

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 and his team operated him. The operation lasted for 90 minutes.

He said after six months of operation, the weight of Noor Hassan will reduce up to 100 kgs.

The special table was made for the operation of Noor Hassan, which can bear weight up to 400 Kilogram.

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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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