Man dies of snakebite, wife critical in Odisha’s Keonjhar

KalingaTV News Network

Keonjhar: In a tragic incident, a man died while his wife was critically injured due to snakebite at Bhagamunda village of the district early this morning.

According to reports, a poisonous snake bit one Gangadhar Barik of the village at 3.30 AM while he was asleep with his family members in his house. The snake bit Gangadhar’s wife Purudi Barik also.

Immediately, both of them were taken to a solitary practitioner. However, as their condition deteriorated, they were taken to the district headquarters hospital by 9 AM today.

While Gangadhar was declared brought dead by the doctors, Purudi is still undergoing treatment in the hospital. Her condition is said to be critical.

A pall of gloom descended on the village following the unfortunate incident that claimed Gangadhar’s life.

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