Boy Killed By Snake

Banteay Meanchey (TVFB) :  On August 31, 2018, a boy died after being bitten in the face by an unknown species of venomous snake. The tragic incident occurred in a field near the  village of Ormal, Prasat commune, Preah Netr Preah district.

According to sources,  children go out to the rice fields near the village every night to collect grasshoppers, frogs and sometimes snakes to eat. 

The 15-year-old victim, Chhouk Pisey, was bitten by a snake and died at the home of Tuoun Chhuon, 63, as he was trying to get home to his parents.

After the incident, the body was released for the traditional festival.


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