This incident occurred when we went on a trip to- Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Read what happened next-
While snorkeling for the very first time, I had finally gained control of my breathing and started to relax when I saw this black, snakelike thing swimming close to my chest. I began screaming and quickly swam back to the boat. It was a big relief when the “snake” turned out to be the belt strap from my life jacket.
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