Doctors said since most people eat mutton, which being sheep’s meat contains huge amounts of fat, excessive meat-eating causes stomach upsets. Also, people tend to eat quite fast and this hampers digestion.
People began pouring into the emergency unit from early Sunday afternoon with most of them complaining of stomach ailments and their number rose significantly yesterday.
On Sunday, the cardiac care division at the emergency unit treated some seven cases until 6pm and one of the patients died.
On a semi-related note, the holidays have also caused a bad (worse?) driving spree on Qatar roads, resulting in the death of one young national and several injuries around town.