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Man dies from snake bite

Jul 26, 2011

A 34-year -old man in Sibsu Geog in Samtse has died after he was bitten by a snake.

The incident occurred on Saturday night. He was sleeping in the kitchen with his two children when the snake bit him on his right arm. He told one of his children to inform their grandfather.

Instead of taking him to hospital, the deceased’s father called some friends and took him to a shaman.

He died in the early hours on Sunday morning while the shaman was performing the rituals.

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