Pop Star Bitten By Cobra Sings On Before Dying

<p>Irma Bule astonishingly carried on singing for a further 45 minutes before she collapsed in front of fans.</p>

<p>The 29-year-old is known for wearing snakes during her acts, but the cobra which she danced with on Sunday had not been defanged.</p>

<p>It is understood she was bitten after she stood on the snake during the gig in a village in Karawang, West Java.</p>

<p>Footage captured the moment the blonde singer was bitten.</p>

<p>Her body jerks and she momentarily stops dancing, sits down and is attended to on stage by a snake handler.</p>

<p>"The accident happened in the middle of the second song when Irma stepped on the snake's tail," Ferlando Octavion Auzura, who was in the audience, told local website merdeka.com.</p>

<p>"The snake then bit Irma on the thigh."&nbsp;He said the pop star refused treatment and carried on singing before she started vomiting and collapsed.</p>

<p>She was taken to hospital where she was later confirmed to have died.</p>

<p>King cobras are the world's longest venomous snakes and can be more than five metres long.</p>