Saudi Arabian Medical Team Saves Indonesian Hajj Pilgrims whose Heart Stopped for 8 Minutes

Friday, June 16, 2023

MADINAH – Medical team Arab Saudi at the Control Center at Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Airport in Medina managed to save the life of a pilgrim Indonesia whose heart stopped for eight minutes.

Quoting a report by the Saudi Press Agency, Friday (16/6/2023), the female congregation had a heart attack after the plane carrying her landed at the airport last Wednesday.

The medical team at the airport rushed to respond to an emergency call about a pilgrim from Indonesia who fainted shortly after his plane landed.

After assessing the congregation’s condition, they found that his heart was no longer beating, and they quickly began performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR.

The medical team performed CPR on the congregation twice before his heartbeat recovered.

According to the officer, the Indonesian congregation whose identity has not been disclosed has been transferred to the hospital.

More than 585,000 pilgrims have arrived by air and land in Madinah ahead of the upcoming Hajj peak.

The pilgrimage will begin on June 26—pending an official announcement from the authorities. This year’s Hajj is attended by around 2.6 million Muslims from around the world.