Twenty students stung by wasps in Mildenhall
Twenty college students have been treated for wasp stings following an episode at a Suffolk college.
An ambulance was sent to Mildenhall College of Technology in Bury Road at about 3pm yesterday (Friday).
Ambulance service spokesman Gary Sanderson said: 'One of our trusts paramedics has assessed and treated 20 people who have unfortunately been stung by wasps.'
The youngsters were given treatment for their stings but none were seriously hurt or needed to go to hospital.
A worker at a nearby business, which she asked not to named, said staff had been told a wasp nest had been disturbed.
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She added: 'We didn't know anything about it until we were told by teachers who said that a wasps' nest had been disturbed and they had stung some of the children.
'We've not had any similar problems here.'
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