Two brothers die of snake bites in Balasore

Balasore: Two brothers died after being bitten by a snake at Damodarpur Sasana village near Kanchapada of Balasore district late on Saturday night.

The deceased have been identified as Yoshbant Mishra (18) and his younger brother Bharat Mishra (8).

According to sources, the duo was bitten by a poisonous snake while they were sleeping in their house.

Both of them were rushed to Bhadrak Hospital in a critical conditon.

Officials said Yoshbant died at the hospital during his treatment, while Bharat succumbed to his injuries while he was being taken to Cuttack Hospital.

The bodies of the duo have been sent for post-mortem.