Family in Tripura dies due to snake bite

Dhalai (Tripura), June 26: Three members of a family have died in Dhalai district of Tripura on Sunday due to snake bites.

The incident took place in Boalkha, a remote area of Dhalai district in Tripura.

According to locals, the family was sleeping in their hut at night when attacked by the snake.

The snake first attacked Riyati, a two year old child of Kamal Tripura and Kathalaxmi Tripura. Later on, it attacked her parents.

The child died in the house, while her parents died in hospital.

“It is a very painful incident,” said Patiram Tripura,the Local Executive Member (EM) of the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC).

Rammoni Tripura, a local villager, said, “Last victim was the mother. The snake was killed by the father. We had taken the parents to the hospital, where they died. The child had already died before.”

The incident took place at night and the villagers are perturbed due to the incident. (ANI)

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