VISAKHAPATNAM : In a tragic incident, a father and his daughter died due to snake bite at Gedelavanipeta village of L Kota mandal in Vizianagaram district late Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Udana Arjuna Rao (57) and his daughter U Radha (29).
According to sources, a snake entered the thatched house of Arjuna Rao and bit him and his daughter Radha, while they were in deep sleep. Arjuna Rao woke up with a severe pain in his leg and alerted his family, and found that his daughter was also suffering from the same pain.
Family members and neighbours rushed them to the Government Hospital in S Kota, before they were shifted to KGH here. Both of them died undergoing treatment.
Based on the bite injuries, the police suspect that a venomous snake entered the house and bit the victims. A case of unnatural death has been registered.