A three-feet long cobra was found inside an iron rod in Odisha’s Banki on Wednesday. The rod was meant for flag hoisting on 72nd Independence Day. The members of snake helpline had to put effort to take out the reptile from the rod. They poured phenyl in rod but it did not yield any result. The members inserted a thin pipe that forced the serpentine to come out. Later, the members rescued the cobra and released it in its natural habitat.