It is a story that could come from a scary movie. This Thursday, August 23, the movie The Toiles du Moun in Saint-Pierre-du-Mont in the Landes had to face a very surprising attack … that of over 2000 Asian hornets!
As reported South Westit was the housekeeper who gave the alarm early in the morning. the Asian hornets had stormed the cinema car parkand the employee could not leave the establishment.
An invasion as the director of the cinema has decided to close the establishment for the day for safety. A specialized company in the region had to intervene urgently to drive out dangerous insects. "There were some on the roof, on the lampposts, near the entrance doors", Testifies Nicolas Schils, hygienist applicator, in the columns of South West.
This violent attack was actually the fall of a nest in a nearby wasteland that film workers had already spotted. The nest fell from the tree that sheltered it and the hornets escapes on the night of Wednesday 22 on Thursday 23 August. No one was injured and the cinema could even reopen for the last session of 21:50 Thursday.