One person was killed and five others injured after they were attacked by Wasps at Alawatta in Bandarawela last evening.

According to police, six persons who were injured in the attack were admitted to the Bandarawela hospital. One of the injured, who was in critical condition, succumbed to his injuries later.

The deceased has been identified as a 67-year-old resident of Alawatta. The body us currently lying at the hospital mortuary pending a post-mortem examination. The other five injured persons are still being treated at the Bandarawela hospital.