'Killer hornets' kill 42 in China
- Published: 3 Oct 2013 at 17.49
- Online news:
Swarms of hornets have killed 42 people in northwestern China in recent months, state media said Thursday, as temperatures rise and development drives the stinging insects into cities.
Chinese firefighters in full protective suits spray hornets' nests at a park in Xian, on October 19, 2002
The terrifying attacks started in July, the official Xinhua news agency said Thursday, with 1,640 people having been stung.
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