Chennai, Mar 12 : A Sudanese National collapsed and died at the International airport here on Tuesday, minutes before boarding a flight to Jeddah.
Airport sources said the passenger, Avaduthaka Yusuf (51) came to Chennai 15 days ago for treatment in his abdomen. After undergoing treatment at a private hospital, he came to the airport today to board a Saudi Airlines flight to Jeddah en route Sudan.
After completing all the mandatory checks, he was waiting to board the flight, when he collapsed and fell. Airport doctors examined him and said he died due to a cardiac arrest.
The body was later shifted to Chromepet Government Hospital. The officials in Sudan Embassy were also informed of the incident. UNI