However, the woman’s death is not an isolated incident. According to the report, so far 134 deaths have been registered in different districts of Pakistan due to snakebite in floods.
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Pakistan A woman has died a painful death due to the bite of a poisonous snake. For the past several days, most parts of Pakistan are in the grip of floods and during this time many deaths have been recorded due to snake bites. The snake had bitten the woman in her house in Nowshera district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s North Western province of Pakistan. According to the report, more than 100 people have died due to snake bite so far.
However, it is not clear which species of snake attacked the woman. Pakistan It is home to many venomous snakes – including vipers, cobras and kraits. Snake bite is considered dangerous and in this situation if treatment is not given on time then the victim dies. It is necessary to remove the venom from the victim’s body immediately after the snake bite and due to the flood, the woman could not get treatment, due to which she succumbed to her injuries.
134 deaths due to snake bites so far
However, the woman’s death is not an isolated incident. According to a report in Mirror, 134 deaths have been registered in different districts of Pakistan so far due to snakebite in floods. It has been told in the report that due to the floods, there is a shortage of anti-venom, which has increased the problems even more. The health department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has issued a warning to the local people regarding the displacement of wildlife amid the floods. The Health Department has advised to take safety and has told that keep the places clean, snakes and insects can come in such a situation.
These species of snake are deadly
Because of the flood, snakes are also looking for safe places for themselves, in such a situation they make houses their shelter. According to the report, poisonous snakes of Pakistan can be found hiding in many habitats from deserts to forests. Reportedly, the snakes that bite the most in Pakistan are the common krait, cobra, Russell’s viper and saw-scaled viper – all of which contain a powerful venom that can kill a human in a matter of minutes.
Nearly 12,000 deaths, 33 million affected
According to Pakistani officials, 1,186 people have died in the floods since June, while 4,896 people have been injured. It has been reported that 11,72,549 houses have been partially or completely destroyed due to the floods. At the same time 7,33,488 livestock have died. According to the official, the situation is worsening due to heavy floods and so far 33 million people have been affected by the floods.