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Elderly man killed by swarm of bees in Telangana, 10 injured


The injured were transferred to the government’s headquarters hospital, police said. (Representative)

Karimnagar, Telangana:

An elderly person was killed and 10 others were injured after a swarm of bees attacked them in the Jagtial district of Telangana on Tuesday.

According to police, about 20 families gathered on the outskirts of the town of Rechpalli below Sarangapur police boundaries to celebrate a traditional festival.

“While they were celebrating, a swarm of bees suddenly came out and bit some of them,” said Police Inspector J Ramakrishna.

Police said G Bheemaiah, 80, of Rechpalli, was killed in the attack by the bees and about 10 others were injured, police said.

The injured were moved to Government Headquarters Hospital in Jagtial, where their condition is reportedly stable, police added.

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