Pupil dies after being bitten by snake
03 September 2013, 12:34
Pokot - A class six pupil at Kanyarkwat academy in West Pokot died after being bitten by a snake.
According to his father, Riwon Ngolewo, his son, Muriol Ngolewo, was herding goats when he was bitten by the snake at around 2:00 pm and later died while being rushed to hospital, The Standard reports.
Angry residents later killed the snake which looked like a black mamba. They accused the government of failing to find a solution to the frequent attacks by the snakes despite their complains.
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