UAE: Bangladeshi Passenger Collapses and Dies at Sharjah Airport

Published March 14th, 2018 - 11:15 GMT
UAE International Airport. (AFP/ File Photo)
UAE International Airport. (AFP/ File Photo)

A Bangladeshi man on a transit through the UAE collapsed at Sharjah International Airport and died on Tuesday.

The 44-year-old man was travelling from Iraq to Bangladesh via Sharjah.

The man, identified as P.M.A., was rushed to Al Qasimi Hospital in Sharjah but was pronounced dead on arrival, an official at Sharjah Police said on Wednesday.

The body was taken to the hospital by national ambulance.

An official source at the hospital said they are still trying to ascertain the cause of the man’s death.

The body was transferred to the forensic laboratory to determine the cause of death, the official added
The airport police is investigating the incident.

“We were informed Bangladeshi embassy officials would come and receive the body of the deceased and hand him over to his family.” the official added.

This article has been adapted from its original source.

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