Phagwara, Sep 16 (PTI) A 10-year-old girl died at a private hospital here where she was admitted after being bitten by a snake, police said today.

Tanisha’s family said the girl was bitten by a snake in their village on September 13. She was admitted to the private hospital the same day.

Alleging negligence on the part of doctors, they staged a protest at the hospital.

However, the hospital authorities denied the charge.

A heated argument took place between the hospital staff and her family members, prompting the police to intervene.

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