Kanchanpur woman dies from snakebite

KANCHANPUR: A woman who was bitten by a snake died during the course of treatment on Tuesday in Kanchanpur district.

The deceased has been identified as Shakuntala Tamata (55) of Bhimdattanagar-6 in the district.

Tamata, who was bitten by a snake on Monday, was rushed to the Mahakali Zonal Hospital for the treatment from where she was referred to the Dhangadi-based Seti Zonal Hospital, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Bhim Bahadur Dahal at the District Police Office, Kachanpur.  She succumbed to the venom the following day in the hospital, informed DSP Dahal.