Kanchanpur man dies of snake bite

KANCHANPUR: A man died after a snake bite him at the Jhalari Pipaladi Municipality-5 in the district on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as a local resident Gobinda Saud (30).

Police said Saud died in the course of treatment at the Kohalpur-based Hospital where he was referred to after receiving primary treatment at a local health post.

According to a resident CB Luhar, short supply of anti-snake venom in the local health post is to be blamed for Saud's death.