By Tony Winterburn • 11 May 2020 • 8:15
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A 54-year-old man lost his life yesterday in Santiago – northwest Spain’s Galicia region, as a result of the sting of a giant Asian hornet, after discovering that there was a nest next to the hives that he looked after which were located very close to his home.
Paramedics were quick to respond to the scene in Villestro but sadly the man was dead when they got there, the man’s friend, a fellow beekeeper, had called the emergency services when he found his friend on the floor close to a hive.
Reportedly, the insect had stung the man on the eyebrow which proved fatal, the deadly creature then flew off leaving the victim dead.
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