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Bee attack injures 200 women and children in Bihar

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  18 May 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Pat, May 17: Nearly 200 women and children were injured in a bee attack on Sunday in Bihar’s Arwal district, about 75 km from here, police said. All of the injured were admitted to a local hospital. “Honey bees attacked and injured 200 women and children in Arwal, when they had gathered under a banyan tree to perform a ritual relating to a local festival,” a district police official said. “Suddenly the bees came in a swarm and stung the people standing under the tree.” According to police officials, ostensibly the honey bee hive was disturbed because of the gathering. (IANS)

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