IU Correspondent, Kushtia
A student of Islamic University, Kushtia died of snakebite at Sheikhpara Bazar area of Shailakupa upazila in Jhenaidah on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Russell Hossain, 22, son of Amzad Hossain Molla, a resident of Sheikhpara Bazar in the upazila.
Russell was a first year student of development studies department of the university.
Family members of the deceased said snake bite Russell, while he was sleeping in his room around 3:00 am.
He was taken to Shailakupa Upazila Health Complex, where on duty doctor referred him to Kushtia Sadar Hospital as his condition deteriorated.
He died on the way to the hospital around 1:00 pm. He would be buried at his family graveyard at night, Russell’s father said.
The university authorities, however, have expressed profound shock at the death of Russell and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.