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Swarms of flying bugs are causing chaos for fans and broadcasters around Volgograd with fears they may be a nuisance to England players when they face Tunisia in their opening game of the World Cup on Monday evening.
It is understood the city of Volgograd, which is in the south east of the country, knew that the bugs – a mixture of mosquitoes and midges – would be a nuisance. Two days ago they deployed helicopters to spray the nearby marshland with pesticides.
Written by Martha Kelner in Volgograd
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/18/bugs-strife-swarms-cause-chaos-in-volgograd under the title “Bugs strife: swarms cause chaos in Volgograd before England v Tunisia”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.