Python in hospital creates panic

August 8th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS  

Agra, Aug 8 (IANS) A seven-foot python that strayed into a nursing home here creating panic among patients and staff was Sunday moved to a forest, police said.
The high drama at Khushi Hospital in Kalindi Vihar neighbourhood started around 11 p.m. Saturday when the reptile was spotted and ended around 12 hours later.

Hospital employees, patients, police and wildlife experts rescued the python around 11 a.m. Sunday. It was shifted to the Keitham forest on the Agra-Delhi road.

A chemist who has a shop in the hospital was the first to spot the python.

“It looks like it strayed from the nearby Chalesar forest,” a patient said.

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