PATNA: A youth in Bihar had a close encounter with death after he tried to take selfies with a venomous snake.
The incident took place in Thawe locality of Gopalganj district on Monday. Gopalganj is home district of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, India’s most colorful politician.
As per report, the victim Vikas Kumar was present in his shop when a snake charmer reached him and showed some deadly snakes.
Seeing the snakes, he asked the snake charmer to circle a snake around his neck quite like Lord Shiva.
Subsequently, he tried to take selfies with the hissing snake circled around his neck when the cobra bit him.
Soon he fell unconscious. He was instantly rushed to a local hospital for treatment.
Luckily the anti-venom medicines were available in the hospital, which ultimately saved him.