Dinajpur, Oct 12 (UNB) – Two minor boys have died after being bitten by hornets at Raghbindrapur village in Parbatipur upazila.
The deceased were identified as Arafat Hossain, 6, son of Alamgir Hossain, and Nissan Hossain, 5, son of Belal Hossain of the village.
Md Mojahidul Islam, chairman of Harirampur Union Parishad, said the duo was severely bitten by wasps when they along with their mothers were going to neighbouring village on Friday evening.
Being rescued, they were first taken to a local hospital. After initial treatment, they were shifted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital.
They died at the hospital in the early hours of Saturday.