67 injured in wasp attacks

1 June 2014 08:41 am - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


At least 67 persons including 63 children have been attacked by wasps while they were studying at a Dhamma School in Medirigiriya this morning.

Police said 39 boys and 24 girls who were at the Thissapura Alokarama Temple were among the injured and they were admitted to the Medirigiriya Hospital.

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  • Muthyavan. Sunday, 01 June 2014 11:24 PM

    It has become a practice now people getting attacked by wasp lightning and accidents in many parts of the island. Safety of people has become an essential thing a separate section in police force should be trained and equipped to deal with these emergency situations. They should scan and closely watch places where people gather. via DM iPad app

    Public Sunday, 01 June 2014 12:31 PM

    It is recommended for all visitors to carry the pop-up mosquito net with them, in case of wasp attacks they simply have to just open the net and be inside. This is an unpaid advertisement.

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