A 20-year-old worker at a leather factory at Valayampattu in Vaniyambadi died of snake bite in the early hours of Saturday. Milan belonging to West Bengal, was working in the factory as helper for a year. He was asleep in a room on the premises of the factory when he was bitten by a snake at 12.15 a.m.

He woke up his roommates, also from West Bengal, who rushed him to the Vaniyambadi Government Hospital. However, he died at 1.30 a.m., police sources said.

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