Srinagar, February 09: An elderly woman stranded at Delhi airport for three day due to disturbed air traffic to valley on Saturday died in Indian capital Delhi.
According to reports reaching KNO the deceased lady identified as Zaina Bano, 70, was brought dead to medical facility. She belongs to Shopian district of valley.
The patient, according to reports, had suffered respiratory acidosis with severe hyperkalemia.
Reports said that she was over-exhausted standing at airport and finally collapsed on reaching a transit-hotel and her body being denied speedy air travel to Kashmir.
Former CM Omar Abdullah took to twitter and appealed Jayant Sinha, Minister of state for Civil Aviation to help the distressed family.
“Dear @jayantsinha Sahib, I request you to take a compassionate view in this matter. It’s a not normally the case for airlines to refuse to carry mortal remains. Your intervention will help a family at their time of great tragedy & I will be personally grateful for your help,” Abdullah wrote on Twitter.