2 brothers die of snake bite in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: In a tragic incident, two brothers died after being bitten by a snake at Bandhasahi village under Mulabasant panchayat in Kendrapara district late Thursday night.

According to sources, the brothers were bitten by the snake in early hours while they were fast asleep. Following the incident, family members rushed the duo to the district headquarter hospital

When their condition deteriorated, they were referred to the SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack. However, the duo breathed their last on the way to Cuttack added sources.

The deceased were of age 13 and 7 years.

A pall of gloom has descended in the village after such heart-wrenching incident.