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BSF saves person bitten by snake in Assam

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have saved the life of a person by rushing to his aid after receiving information that he had been bitten by a snake in Assam's Dhubri district, an official statement said.

Local people of Sastraghat P-I (Sialda) on Thursday evening had informed the BSF that one Sukumuddin was in a serious condition due to snake bite at Bhagdore village near Indo-Bangladesh border and accordingly, troops of the BSF reached the spot, it said.

Platoon commander of border out post, Bhogdore took timely action and provided a boat to rescue the person for medical treatment, a BSF release said.

Locals have lauded the troops for providing timely help to the border people, it said.

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First Published: Sat, October 19 2019. 09:45 IST