Video: Election officer dies after being stung by wasps

Friday, 20 September 2013 - 19:20


An election officer who was engaging in election duties in the voting centre located in the Vavuniya – Pudukulam Maha Vidyalaya has died after being stung by wasps this afternoon.


Our regional correspondent stated that the incident occurred after a wasp nest located in the main hall of the school was disturbed.


The victim has been identified as 45 year old Kristhu Devaraja and his body has been currently placed at the Vavuniya General Hospital.

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