Young man in hospital with Russell Viper bite


Md. killed the bitten Russell’s viper in a bag and brought it back to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital. A young man named Rubel (26).

On Friday (July 7) morning, he came from Kaikunna village in Ishwardi upazila of Pabna and was admitted to the hospital. Md. Rubel is the son of Zeenat Ali of that village.

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Hospital emergency department doctor Billal Hossain said that he was bitten by a Russell’s viper while working in Kala Bagan in the morning. He then killed the snake. Later he brought it in a bag to the hospital. Now he is receiving treatment in ward number 16.

Earlier on May 30, farmer Hefjul Islam (45) was seriously injured by Russell’s viper bite while cutting paddy at Rajshahi’s Charghat. Then the farmer killed the snake and put it in a sack and himself appeared at Ramek Hospital.

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