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Woman farmer dies after being bitten by cobra in Abra

/ 12:46 PM January 23, 2020

BAGUIO CITY –– A 60-year-old woman died on Tuesday after she was bitten by a cobra in Danglas town, Abra province, police said.

In a belated report, police said Drucila Layugan, a farmer, was found unconscious at a rice paddy in Cabaruan village.

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Rescue personnel also found a dead cobra some 10 meters from where they found Layugan.

Investigators said emergency responders tried to revive Layugan, who suffered five marks of snakebite in her arms and shoulder.

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Police said the victim killed the snake after getting bitten by it.

Layugan was supposed to check on her goats when the incident happened, her relatives said.

Edited by Lzb
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