Chennai: A 15-year-old woman died of snake chunk whereas she was asleep at her home in Panaiyur village in Kancheepuram on Wednesday morning, police stated.
N Deepa, of Kulakarai Avenue in Panaiyur, was a Class IX pupil of a authorities college in Panruti. Round 5 am on Wednesday, she began tossing in her mattress on the ground. When requested, she informed her dad and mom that one thing had bitten her and that it may be ants. When her father Narayanan seemed round, he discovered a typical krait underneath the bedsheet. After killing the reptile, he went again to sleep believing that the snake wouldn’t have bitten her. The kid too didn’t realise that she was bitten by the snake.
Later, when Narayanan wakened, he discovered the kid mendacity immobile. When he tried to wake her up, he discovered her face swollen and she or he was frothing within the mouth. She was battling for all times. The household rushed her to a neighborhood major well being care middle the place she was given first assist and despatched to Chengalpet Authorities Hospital. However Deepa was declared lifeless.
Primarily based on a criticism, the Oragadam police registered a case. Police stated that she would have been saved if the household observed the chunk quickly and given her first assist. “The kid too was dozing off and didn’t realise that she was bitten,” stated a police officer.
The household’s home is in a dilapidated situation and the villagers suspected that the snake may have been hiding within the brick partitions. It was ordinary for the villagers to sight snakes of their neighbourhoods.