Coimbatore: After a snake interrupted voting in Kannur after it was found inside a VVPAT machine, a similar situation was witnessed inside an ATM machine at Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. It interrupted customers in withdrawing money. Later it was safely removed from the machine by a snake catcher.
It was on Tuesday, an unusual "visitor" in a polling booth in the Kannur Lok Sabha constituency, held up voting for a brief.
A small snake was found inside a VVPAT machine in a booth at Mayyil Kandakkai in the constitutency, which is witnessing heavy polling, triggering panic among officials and voters. However, the reptile was soon removed and voting continued.