Nabarangpur: A woman and her 5-year-old son died after being bitten by a snake at Malapara village under under Kursi panchayat in Umerkote block here in Nabarangpur district.
The deceased persons were identified as Lakshmi Gond and her son Bhagirathi Gond.
According to reports, the mother-son duo was sleeping at the home when the poisonous snake hit them on Friday night.
Both the victims were immediately rushed to the Nabarangpur District Headquarters Hospital where the doctors declared them brought dead. It is suspected that the snake had slithered in from the bushes surrounding her house.