Around 47 injured in wasp attack
Around 47 persons, including five monks, were hospitalised after
being attacked by wasps in a pirivena in Madatugama yesterday. Police
said 25 students including 17 girls were among the injured.
They were participating in a ceremony at Kotagala Pirivena,
Madatugamaalong when they were attacked by the wasps. It was reported
that there was a wasps' hive on a sal tree at the pirivena premises.