Eman Ahmed passes away: Tragic tale of world's heaviest woman

Sep 25, 2017, 17:21 IST

Housebound for 25 years, 37-year-old Eman Ahmed Abdulati could not get enough of the sights and sounds of Mumbai after she landed in the city at 4.15 am on February 11. She was seen beaming as she held on to her sister Shaima's hand, unmindful of the stares of hundreds of curious Mumbaikars who had thronged the airport and Saifee Hospital for a glimpse of her. "We saw her picture on TV. Is she really 500 kg? How did she survive so long? It is really a proud moment for us that this woman came all the way from Egypt to Mumbai for her treatment," said Salim Mallik, one of those who had come for a glimpse of Eman. Shaima, too, seemed overwhelmed by the welcome her sister got. "I am so excited to be able to come to Mumbai. But, there are so many things to do before the surgery," Shaima said

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Known as the world's heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed Abdulati from Egypt passed away at the Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi. Here are some important events that happened in her life