A woman farm labourer died of snakebite in a cotton field at Mulkalapalli on Thursday. Sources said that P. Lakshmi, 35, was bitten by a venomous snake while carrying out farm operations in a cotton field near the mandal headquarters town in the afternoon.

She was rushed to a hospital in the town by her fellow farm labourers.

However, she died minutes after reaching the hospital, sources added. She is survived by her husband, a son and a daughter.