Man bitten by cobra at North Coast game reserve

2015-11-09 22:44
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Richards Bay - A man had to be rushed to hospital when he was bitten by cobra at a North Coast game reserve on Monday night, paramedics said.

"Reports from the scene indicate that the man was in the kitchen at his cottage at around 18:45 when he was struck on the ankle by the snake," Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

"People managed to kill the snake and loaded the man into a vehicle and met the ambulance on route to Richards Bay."

Paramedics treated the man on the way to the hospital.

He was now undergoing further treatment and was in a stable condition, said Botha.

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