KARAWANG — In a tragic incident, an Indonesian pop star died onstage as she kept on singing for around 45 minutes despite being bitten by a venomous cobra.
Irma Bule, 29, was attacked mid-performance in the village of Karawang, West Java, by the venomous snake.
Irma, who was bitten mid-performance by a cobra, was known for wearing snakes during her acts but the king cobra which she danced with on Sunday had not been defanged, a report in MailOnline said.
Ferlando Octavion Auzura, who was in was in the audience, told a local website- “In the middle of the second song, Irma stepped on the snake’s tail. The snake then bit Irma in her thigh.”
The singer- who had also used boa constrictors and pythons in previous acts – refused the offer of an antidote, according to reports.
Police said they are investigating the incident and have asked people in the audience for information.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.