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Meet Aliya Mir, the brave woman who removed viper snake from Omar’s residence

A very thought of snake in your courtyard is scary and if this is a viper this could send shivers down your spine. But Aliya Mir is brave enough to handle the crisis as she did, away from the media glare, at former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s residence in Srinagar on Thursday.

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A highly venomous viper (known as “Gunus” locally) was found on Thursday outside former chief minister, Omar Abdullah’s residence, but it was soon rescued and released in Dachigam wildlife sanctuary.

For two days, the incident was unknown until senior journalist Athar Parvaiz tweeted about it early on Saturday. “Media has missed this news! On May, 9 @WildlifeSOS team in Srinagar has rescued this highly dangerous snake spotted at former CM @OmarAbdullah ’s residence and released it in Dachigam. The Viper, locally called ‘Gunas’ is extremely venomous. Rescuer: Aaliya Mir,” Parvaiz wrote on microblogging website, Twitter.

 

 

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