Snake bites youth to death
Published: 02:47 PM, 8 May 2022
Snake bites youth to death; Symbolic Photo
A youth died from a snake bite at Jhalakanda of Binnabaid union in Belab upazila of Narsingdi.
The deceased was identified as Ibrahim, son of Akkas Ali of Jhalakanda village of the upazila.
It is learned that after being bitten by a snake around 9:30 am on Saturday, he was immediately taken to the Upazila Health Complex. But as there was no treatment for snake bites, he was taken to Bhagalpur Zahurul Islam Medical College and Hospital in the adjoining Kishoreganj district. When his condition deteriorated there, he was transferred to Dhaka Medical College on the advice of the hospital authorities. He died at around 11 pm.
According to family sources, he was bitten by a poisonous snake when he went to the nearby field to fetch hay.