An Indian mother and baby from Uttar Pradesh state India, have died of snake poisoning after feeding her baby with poisoned breast milk said Police on Friday.
The woman is said to have unknowingly fed poisoned breast milk to her daughter after she was bitten by a snake in her sleep.
According to Police inspector Vijay Singh who spoke to AFP, the mother 35, and her three-year-old girl fell ill on Thursday and both died before they could reach hospital.
A post-mortem is to be carried out, but Police have registered a case of accidental death, the officer added.
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The family spotted the snake in another room but the creature escaped.