A woman has been reported to be dead after getting bitten by a snake in the village of Bangitola under Mothabari police station in Malda. Since the incident, there is mourning observed in the area.
The name of the deceased is Pratima Mandal (28).
It is said, that on Wednesday morning, Pratima Devi was cutting the grass in the field. At the same time a poisonous snake bit her. After this, the woman was taken first to the rural hospital and later she was sent to the Malda Medical College-Hospital, where she died.