Wasp attack injures over 40

Over 40 people were injured following a wasp attack in Sigiriya today, the police said.

Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said that between 45-50 people were injured in the attack but no one had sustained any serious injuries.

“There were no foreigners injured in the incident. All were local tourists to the site,” he said.

The police spokesman also said that the Sigiriya rock was temporarily closed for visitors following the incident.