Snake bite kills one in Siraha

SIRAHA: An elderly died of snakebite at Chandrodayapur VDC in Siraha district last night.

Nandit Tamang (65) of Chandrodayapur VDC-5 died on his way to hospital after a cobra bit Tamang while he was sleeping.

Tamang was taken to the Snakebite Treatment Center of Nepal Army at Choharba after an hour of the bite.

But, he was rushed to Dharan for further treatment after the treatment was not possible at Choharba, a local Ram Narayan Yadav said.

A woman had also died of snakebite four days ago at Gurudham in the district.