Passer-by uses plastic bottle to rescue injured cobra

This the remarkable moment a man used a plastic bottle to rescue an injured cobra from a road in southern India.

The reptile lay injured in the middle of the road in Karnakata state after it was run over by a bike.

The incident disrupted traffic as vehicles tried to move aside to avoid the creature.

A passer-by stepped in to rescue it.

He lifted the cobra and gently pushed it inside a plastic bottle and took it away to release it in a forest.

Eyewitnesses Shekar Kumar said: “The man knew to how to handle the cobra. It was fortunate that he was passing by.”

The incident occurred on the Koodligi-Hospet road on October 2.

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Location: India