Jhenidah, Sep 17 (UNB) – Two siblings died from snakebite in Nagpara village of Shailkupa upazila in the district early Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Shaheen Mandal, 28, and Sohan Mandal, 8, sons of late Nabab Mandal of Nagpara village in the upazila.
Locals said a snake bit Sohan when he was asleep. Hearing his scream when Shaheen woke up the snake bit him too.
They were rushed to Shailkupa Hospital from where they were referred to Kushtia Sadar Hospital.
Sohan died on way to hospital while Shaheen at the hospital while undergoing treatment there, said officer-in-charge of Shailkupa Police Station Bazlur Rahman.