JEDDAH: An emergency medical team saved the life of a Pakistani pilgrim after he suffered a severe heart attack as he performed Hajj.
The team, which was from the Heart Center in King Abdullah Medical City in Makkah, a member of the Healthcare Cluster, treated the patient who was staying at an accommodation camp in Mina.
“He was taken directly to Mina Al-Wadi Hospital, and rapid coordination took place between the health authorities, as the patient was urgently transferred from the holy site to the emergency department in the medical city,” Saudi Press Agency said.
He is currently undergoing medical care for his condition, it added.
The Makkah Healthcare Cluster has prepared specialized medical teams to receive such cases around the clock.