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Snakebite kills adolescent girl

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 3 November, 2022 12:00 AM
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CHATTOGRAM: An adolescent girl was killed from snakebite at Boalkhali upazila in the district  in the early hours of Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Tanjina Akter, 9, daughter of Mohammad Ali of village Shakpura under the upazila.

Tanjina was a fifth-grader at a local primary school.

Sources said the minor girl was sleeping on the floor at her house at night.

Suddenly, she fell sick and was rushed to local upazila health complex where doctors pronounced her dead.

"Mark of snakebite was noticed in her hand," said local union Parishad Panel Chairman and Member Mojammel Haq.