(TIMES OF INDIA) — An angry farmer who was bitten by a snake bit it back and killed the reptile in a retaliatory attack, in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday night.

Nilabh Dhurvey chased the snake, which bit him on his right thumb, caught it and killed it by biting it to pieces.

“I survived the bite only because I bit him to death,” the 30-year-old Dhurvey, who lives in Macchiborgaon village, some 40km from district headquarters and 215km south of state capital of MP, told doctors at district hospital.

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