Six female workers hospitalised after wasp attack
Six female workers engaged in clearing a shrubbery land in an estate
in Imbulpe in Balangoda were hospitalised in a serious condition
following a wasp attack yesterday morning, the police said.
The victims who came under the wasp attack around 8.00am were rushed
to Balangoda Hospital by the people in the area. They all showed
multiple sting wounds.
According to Police Spokesman the strong winds prevailed in the area
believed to have roused the wasp nests. This was the third consecutive
incident reported during the past three days.
On Friday nine tea pluckers were hospitalised following a wasp attack
in a tea estate in Norwood while over 150 local and foreign tourists
came under attack in Sigiriya on Thursday.
The officials believe that due to the windy weather prevails at
present result in wasps to rouse in their nests.