Kathmandu : A child has died after being bitten by a snake in Chitwan.
The deceased has been identified as Ryan Ram Dam, 2, of Bharatpur Municipal Corporation Ward No. 19, Shardanagar, police said. He was taken to Chitwan Medical College for treatment after being bitten by a snake while sleeping. He died at 5:50 am on Saturday, police said.
According to Surya Thapa, spokesperson of the District Police Office, Chitwan, Ruby Sunar, 26, mother of the deceased, has fallen ill. Similarly, 56 year old Keshari Bik has also fallen seriously ill due to snake bite.