According to a PIA spokesman, a passenger identified as Muhammad Rafique suddenly turned sick and started to vomit in PIA flight PK-712.
A doctor present in the plane confirmed his death after which the flight was delayed.
The body of the deceased passenger was shifted to a local hospital. The flight took off later after a delay of three and half hours.
Sources report that Muhammad Rafique belonged to Lahore and was suffering from cancer.
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