Snakebite kills boy in Himachal


imageShimla: A seven year old boy died after a snake bit him in Himachal Pradesh’s Una district.

The boy from Haroli was bitten in the night and when he was brought to hospital the poison had spread all over and soon after he died.

Reports said a 40 year old woman in the district was also bitten by a snake but has survived and is recovering in a hospital.

Snakebite fatalities are rare in the mid hills but in the lower hills deaths take place due to poisonous snakes.