World Asia 12 Jan 2016 Chinese tourist atte ...

Chinese tourist attempts to kiss python, gets bitten on nose

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Jan 12, 2016, 7:22 pm IST
Updated Jan 12, 2016, 7:22 pm IST
She was paid 2,200 pounds in compensation.
29-year-old Jin Jing, was on a visit to Thailand's Phuket Biotechnology's office in Tambon Chalong Muang Phuket. (Photo: Twitter)
 29-year-old Jin Jing, was on a visit to Thailand's Phuket Biotechnology's office in Tambon Chalong Muang Phuket. (Photo: Twitter)

Phuket: A Chinese tourist has been paid 2,200 pounds in compensation after she was bitten in the nose by a python during a snake show in Thailand.

According to reports, the tourist, who has been identified as 29-year-old Jin Jing, was on a visit to Thailand's Phuket Biotechnology's office in Tambon Chalong Muang Phuket. A video that has gone viral in the Internet, shows an excited Jing leaning over and attempting to kiss a python being held by a man. In a quick movement, the snake is seen launching itself and with a tight grip, bite the young woman's nose, as onlookers scream in horror.

 

She was immediately taken to the local hospital, where she was provided with adequate treatment. A photo, released later by media houses, shows Jing with several stitches on her nose. She was later compensated by the company.

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