Sankhuwasabha teenager dies in hornet sting

BHOJPUR: A teenager died after being stung by a hornet in Barhabise of Sankhuwasabha district on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Aaita Bahadur Limbu (17) of Barhabise VDC-7.

According to police, Limbu was returning home after fishing in the nearby Sabhakhola and had climbed a tree, accidentally touching a swarm of hornets.

The incident occurred at Khebarini village of Barhabise VDC-8 yesterday afternoon.

He had suffered several injuries and was taken to a health post in Barhabise-5 before breathing his last at around 4 this morning, the District Police Office informed.