Snake bite claims life of woman, 2-yr old daughter in Odisha’s Keonjhar
In the morning, family members got suspicious as the duo fell sick and their condition deteriorated.
Keonjhar: In an extremely tragic incident, a woman and her two-year old baby girl died after reportedly being bitten by a snake in Keonjhar district of Odisha here today.
The deceased was identified as Sukhamani Munda of Rugudi Sahi in Murusuan village. As per reports, Suhamani and her toddler were sleeping in their house after having dinner when they got bitten by a venomous case.
In the morning, family members got suspicious as the duo fell sick and their condition deteriorated. While the toddler succumbed, Sukhamani was rushed to Bansapal community health centre (CHC) where doctors declared her dead on arrival.
Following the incident, a pall of gloom descended on the village. “My wife and the youngest child succumbed to snake bite today. We have two other children who are now motherless. My world has turned upside down,” said an overwhelmed Suren Munda, Sukhamani’s husband.
On getting information, Nayakot police reached the spot and started investigation.