Two die of snake bite in Thane

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 13:36

Thane: A man and his six-year-old daughter died of snake bite in the tribal Mokhada taluka of Thane district, health officials said Wednesday.

Chandar Wagh (35) and his duaghter Rani were reportedly bitten by a snake when they were asleep in their house on Monday night.

While the girl collapsed in sleep, Chandar was rushed to Mokhada Rural hospital where he succumbed yesterday, hospital`s medical officer Dr B G Gore said, adding that both were bit by a poisonous snake.
In the last three days, there have been three deaths due to snake bite in the area.
In an earlier incident, three girls were attacked by a snake. While one died of the bite, one was still in a critical condition in hospital, sources added.


First Published: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 13:36
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