On Saturday evening, June 17, in a kibbutz located in the Eshkol regional Council in the Western Negev, a poisonous snake bit the woman around the age of 60 years.
Medics ambulance «Magen David Adom» brought the victim to the be’er Sheva hospital «Soroka». Her condition is estimated by doctors as «moderate».
Snakes in Israel are active almost all year round, except for a few winter months. Many of them are poisonous. Only sensible thing to do when you meet a snake do not provoke her aggression and do not try to take her in his arms. If you think that you discovered the snake is a danger, you should call the police or security personnel.