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Passenger suffers cardiac arrest at Varanasi airport, CISF official saves him with CPR

Press Trust of India  |  Varanasi 

action by a saved the life of a Mumbai-bound passenger who suffered at the airport, a said Tuesday.

(48) suddenly fainted and fell in the terminal area of the on Monday noon when he was placing his luggage on the scanner, he said.

On-duty saw the man collapsing and he immediately rushed to help, he said.

"The man suffered a Without losing any time, Kumar started administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) medical procedure to the passenger. The passenger soon regained his senses and was rushed to a hospital," the said.

The man is now reported by the doctors to be stable, he said.

He was supposed to travel to

The (CISF) is designated as the lead force to guard 60 civil airports in the country and it has trained a number of its personnel in conducting CPR and similar medical procedures.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 20:20 IST