16-year-old brain dead girl gives new lease on life to six people

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16-year-old brain dead girl gives new lease on life to six people

16-year-old brain dead girl gives new lease on life to six people

Bhavana S   ¦    Apr 05, 2019 09:42:49 AM (IST)

16-year-old brain dead girl gives new lease on life to six people-1Bengaluru: A 16-year-old brain dead girl has given a new lease on life to six people by way of organ donation. Her organs were harvested on Thursday night at a private hospital in the city.

According to authorities, the 16-year-old was a first year PUC student who suffered a brain haemorrhage on Thursday morning. She was immediately rushed to a private hospital on Bannerghatta Road where she breathed her last.

After grief counselling, the parents decided to donate six of her vital organs to needy patients. After the legal procedures were completed, her organs were harvested in the hospital and sent to various city hospitals for transplantation.