Nine-year-old boy dies after hornet sting in Tanahun

DAMAULI: A nine-year-old boy died while his mother and brother were injured after they were stung by hornets in Vyas Municipality-3 of Tanahun district on Monday.

Along with her sons Sunita Mishra (25) had gone to the nearby forest to collect grass when a swarm of hornets attacked them yesterday afternoon.

Critically injured Sunita and her oldest son Prasanna were rushed to the Pokhara-based Manipal Teaching Hospital for treatment. Prasanna, however, breathed his last at the hospital yesterday afternoon.

Sunita's youngest son Pralosan has been discharged from the Damauli Hospital.