Woman Dies Of Snakebite While Saving Her Baby In Jajpur


Jajpur: A woman died of a snake bite while trying to rescue the newborn baby from the reptile at Deulabada village under Dasrathpur block in Jajpur district on Friday.

The deceased woman has been identified as Priyadarshini Jena.

According to reports, the incident took place while Priyadarshini’s newborn boy was sleeping on the floor of her house when she spotted the venomous snake crawling towards her baby.

In a bid to save him, Priyadarshini picked the snake by its tail and tried to throw it away. However, she was bitten on the hand by the poisonous snake.

She was immediately rushed to the Jajpur headquarters hospital for instant care but she breathed last breath in the midway, reports said.

A pall of gloom descended in the locality after the death of the woman.

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