Bhubaneswar, Mar 25: Members of Snake Helpline rescued a cobra from the bathroom of Biju Patnaik International Airport here today.
The 3-ft long cobra managed to sneak into a pipe of the wash basin in the bathroom of MT pool last night and stayed inside it since then. However, it was spotted again around 10 am this morning by an airport staff following which he informed the Snake Helpline regarding the same.
On being informed, the members of the Snake Helpline reached the spot and tried take the cobra out of the pipe with the use of phenyl, acid, and petrol but in vain.
Finally, the fire brigade personnel of the airport used water cannon inside the bathroom to flush out the snake through the opening of the pipe. Subsequently, members of the Snake Helpline captured the snake with the help of the snake hook and put it in a bag to which will be later released in its natural habitat.