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.