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Cobra rescued from sound box in Odisha capital


Bhubaneswar: The snake helpline members rescued a cobra from a sound box at a house here in the city. The snake was released into forest following rescue.

The 2.5 ft-long poisonous snake was rescued from the house of a local identified as Biswajit Bisoi at Kokila Enclave phase II at Pokhariput area in the city on Thursday.

According to reports, Biswajit informed the snake helpline after he spotted a snake under a table at his home yesterday.

Receiving information, the Snake Helpline Founder Subhendu Mallick along with another member Prasanna Kumar Das reached the place to nab the snake. However, they did not find the reptile following search at the house.

Later, they used mosquito smoke spray on the sound box suspecting the snake’s presence inside the music device. After all their tricks failed to nab the cobra, they finally opened the speaker from the sound box and rescued it.

This is not first time, a snake was spotted from any electronic device. Earlier, one snake was rescued from an Air Conditioner (AC) during summer in the city.