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An 87-year-old woman died in September after she was stung more than 150 times by a swarm of giant hornets in Ozu, Ehime Prefecture, as she traveled home from a nursing facility, the local fire service headquarters said Thursday.

Neither a staff member from the nursing facility accompanying her nor paramedics who attended the scene were able to help wheelchair-bound Chieko Kikuchi escape the swarm of Asian giant hornets, called suzumebachi in Japanese.

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