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Man sick after sucking out snake venom from wife
(China Daily)
Updated: 2009-05-20 08:59

A man in Chongqing municipality saved his wife's life by sucking out the poisonous snake venom from a wound on her leg. But he was nearly poisoned.

Zheng Xiuwen, 47, went to the toilet near her house on Monday night and accidentally stepped on a snake, which bit her leg. Zhang's husband surnamed Wang came and helped her.

He sucked out the poison from her wound when he saw her face became pale.

Doctors said the man was poisoned but managed to save both of them.

(Chongqing Morning News)