Progeria patient Nihal Bitla dies in Telangana

nihal-amir-khanFifteen-year-old Nihal Bitla was the face of India’s awareness campaign against progeria , dies.

Fighting against the rare disease that aged him eight times faster , he dies at age of 15. There are 12 other such children in the world.

Nihal and his family spend his last days to celebrate a wedding in telangana.He was in his grandparent’s city, Karimnagar, to attend a family wedding.

On Monday evening, He felt dehydrated due to the scorching heat and had to be rushed to a private hospital for treatment. Within a few hours, he passed away.