China goes to war with Nephilim like killer hornets that have claimed 42 lives already
08/11/2014 – Chinese officials are fighting back against giant hornets which have killed 42 people and left 1,600 injured.
In China’s northern Shaanxi province, whole cities have been terrorised by the world’s largest hornet which has started attacking people.
Chinese authorities have sent exterminators to Shaanxi province
Cities have been terrorised for three months by giant insects
There have been 42 deaths and 1,600 have been left with bullet-like wounds
Species is already in France and could spread to Britain
Now government officials have started fighting fire with fire – literally – by burning and gassing the thumb-sized bugs out of their hives.
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This huge hornet nest – filled with white eggs – was cleared by specialists in Ankang, Shaanxi province, as China fights back against the predatory insects which have killed 42 people so far this year
September and October are breeding season for the creatures, meaning they are more active than usual
Government workers wearing protective clothing are using every means at their disposal, including fire, to get rid of the killer bugs which have been attacking cities in northern China
Workers wearing protective clothing have moved in to eradicate the nightmare insects before any more people are injured.
Horrific pictures have emerged of wounds the size of bullet holes left in the arms of victims after being stung.
Over the past three months the cities of Angkang, Hanzhong and Shangluo have been worst affected.
Experts have suggested the high number of attacks this year could be down to a growth in habitat or unusually warm weather making the hornets more agitated
One specialist wearing a protective suit is attacked by a swarm while trying to eradicate the hornets which victims say can chase people for up to 600ft after attacking
Firefighters and residents had been left to battle the bugs alone but now the government has sent in special eradication teams
One victim told local media that ‘the more you run, the more they want to chase you’ and some victims described being chased about 200 metres (656 feet) by the deadly insects.
Authorities have mobilised a special medic team and trained more medical personnel to treat victims.
The insects’ highly toxic stings can lead to anaphylactic shock and renal failure.
One of the victims, named only as Mu, said she has spent two months in a hospital undergoing 13 dialysis treatments.
Until government specialists arrived today locals have had to tackle the wasps themselves
With no protective clothing, brave residents have used whatever means they can to exterminate the pests
The aggressive animals will feed on honeybees, severing their heads, wings and legs before carrying the body back to their young
She has 200 stitches, but still cannot move her legs.
She told Xinhua, the Chinese state-run news agency: ‘The hornets were horrifying’.
‘They hit right at my head and covered my legs. All of a sudden I was stung and I couldn’t move.
‘Even now, my legs are covered with sting holes.’
Attacks on humans are rare and specialists are unable to fully explain why this year has seen so many more cases.