A housewife was killed after being bitten by a snake at Kamalganj upazila in Moulvibazar district on Tuesday afternoon.
The dead was Jharna Singha, 27, wife of Babul Singha, a resident of Hiramati village under Madhabpur union of the upazila.
Locals said Jharna Singha was working near the cowshed of their house in the afternoon. At that time, a poisonous snake bit her left hand.
Family members rescued her and rushed to Moulvibazar Sadar Hospital. After being taken to the hospital, doctors injected snakebite antivenom into her body, but she could not be saved.
Moulvibazar Sadar Hospital RMO Faisal Zaman said, “We gave an injection of snake bite in her body. But it was not possible to save her due to the poison spreading all over her body before that.’