A woman and her daughter died from snakebite in Porsha Upazila of Naogaon on Wednesday morning, according to media reports.
The deceased were identified as Nazreen Khatun, 25, wife of Mojaharul Islam, and her 3-year-old daughter Sonali Khatun, hailing from Ganoir village at Nitpur union of the Upazila.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Porsha Police Station Shafiul Ajam said that a poisonous snake bit Nazreen while she was sleeping in her house at around 3:00 am, leaving her critically injured. And that night she was treated by a local witch.
In the morning, Nazreen gave her daughter breast milk and after that, both the mother and the daughter fell ill. Later, they died on the way to Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital.