A five years old child died after stung by hornets while riding a motorcycle with his mother and sister in Kampung Pengkalan Nyireh here at 1 pm yesterday.
According to his mother, Rakiah Ismail, 31, the incident occurred when she took the victim, Tengku Hafizul Hafiq Tengku Anuar from Tanjung Demong Kindergarten, not far from her house.
"The victim sat behind me, when at the house, I went through a hornet's nest that has been nesting in the branches of a tree.
"Without the expected, suddenly hundreds of hornets attacked us, and although the pain. I get Hafizul and told him to away into my neighbor's house," he told reporters here today.Unfortunely,said Rakiah, when Hafizul ran for their lives towards a neighbor's house, the hornet continued to sting at his body and head. "Neighbors send him to the Besut Hospital in Jerteh, however, Hafizul dead at 5 pm because 50 hornet sting effects throughout all over his body and head," said Rakiah.