Two killed in Thakurgaon snakebite

Published: September 11, 2018 20:56:47 | Updated: September 12, 2018 12:20:35

A schoolboy and a woman were killed in separate incidents of snakebite in Pirganj and Haripur upazilas of Thakurgaon.

In Pirganj upazila, a snake bit Hasan Dipu, 7, son of Akbar Ali of Narayanpur village, when he was sleeping in his room on Monday night.

Family members first called a snake charmer who tried to treat the boy locally but failed.

Later, Dipu died on the way to hospital in the early hours of Tuesday.

Ramisa Begum, 35, wife of late Shafiuddin of Gajdumdangi village in Haripur upazila, fell victim to snake biting when she  was giving food to her cattle in the early hours of Tuesday.

Later, she died on the way to the Upazila Health Complex, reports UNB.

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