After a long journey of suffering from lung cancer, prominent Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki passed away today Sunday March 27, 2005 at the age of 57. The actor had been in a coma for eight days and finally his body gave up and his heart stopped beating.
A medical source at Dar Al Foad Hospital, where the was staying, had previously denied that the actor’s doctors will take him off life support even if his coma lasts for ever. It was revealed that the actor is being treated as if he will wake from his coma any minute and return to his normal life.
Doctor Yasser Abdul Qader, who heads the medical team treating Ahmad, has announced that the actor has passed away after suffering from a coma that resulted from a brain stroke. The doctor stressed that treatment at this point for the actor was hopeless and his fate lies in the hands of God.