Two youths die of snakebite

Kendrapara: Two youths, both siblings, died at Bira Nilakanthapur village in Kendrapara district as a venomous snake bit them while both of them were fast asleep.

The victims have been identified as Nivedita Mallick (21) and her 19 year-old younger brother, Sanjay Barik.

Both the victims were brought dead to the district headquarters hospital after the incident on Wednesday night, police said.