A Ghanaian father, Eklu Awayi, 38, while working on his farm, has killed a huge snake trying to swallow his daughter who is just less than one-year-old
According to Awayi, he was working on his farm with his wife and daughter when he heard unusual screams from the baby, reports Citinewsroom.
Alarmed by the scream he rushed to the scene to meet a long python of about four meters about to swallow his baby.
He said he tried to fight off the animal but it coiled around him. In a struggle, he managed to hold the neck of the animal and tied it with a rope to over overpower it.
Eklu who expressed gratitude to God for saving his family revealed how he was afraid at the sight of the snake trying to swallow his daughter.
“I was first scared when I saw the devilish creature trying to consume my seed. But I thank God he gave me the power to overcome it.” he said
Residents of Dzodze in Upper Volta region were shocked when the farmer coiled the dead python around his neck and brought it to the central business area.
After the triumphant display, he took his family to the hospital for a medical check-up.