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Fijian Citizen passes away in mid flight from India


Fijian Citizen passes away in mid flight from India

A 44 year old Sigatoka man dies in mid flight while returning home after treatment in India.

Source: Radio Apna

Mohammed Rasheed of Sovi Bay Sigatoka went to India for treatment and was in lock down for over three months.

Apna news believes he passed away yesterday due to heart attack before the flight reached Indonesia from India.

His body arrived in Fiji earlier today and his burial is expected to be held in Sigatoka later tomorrow.

Rasheed’s family were in shock after getting the news of his death in mid flight.

Sources close to Radio Apna News told that before leaving Fiji Rasheed sold his property to get the treatment done in India.

He was accompanied by a close family friend to India and were in real hardship during their lockdown stay in India as the funds which they had finished .

Rasheed and his family friend had to survive on donations which they received from family friends in New Zealand,Australia, Fiji and Canada to pay for accommodation and food .

A large crowd is expected in his funeral in Sigatoka Tomorrow.

Source: Radio Apna

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