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Ailing hockey legend Mansoor Ahmed offered free heart transplant in India

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Ailing hockey legend Mansoor Ahmed offered free heart transplant in India

Ailing hockey legend Mansoor Ahmed offered free heart transplant in India

Pakistan's World Cup winning hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed has been offered free of coast heart transplant surgery by a private Indian hospital, according Indian media.

The offered has been made by the Fortis Group of Hospitals that assured him that the entire treatment would be free of cost, The Times of Indian reported.

The offer came less than a week afterr Mansoor Ahmed made an emotional plea to the Indian government to grant him visa on medical grounds.

He, however, had made it clear that he was not looking for financial assistance.

According to the Times, Dr S Narayani, zonal director, Fortis (Mumbai) told Mumbai Mirror that the group will register Ahmed for a heart transplant in Mumbai and Chennai.

“Once he gets a clearance from the government, we can get an assessment done to confirm whether he is fit enough to travel,” Dr Narayani said.

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