A school student died after he was bitten by a deadly snake near Gobichettipalayam on Wednesday night. Police said Anbalagan (14), a resident of Ukkaram near Gobichettipalayam and a student of Class VIII, was guiding a visually-challenged person, when the incident took place. He was rushed to Sathyamangalam government hospital, where he was given first-aid. The boy was later referred to Coimbatore Medical College Hospital for further treatment. But he died on the way to hospital. Police have registered a case.

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