One dies in bee attack in Ganjam

Berhampur: A man died and four others suffered wounds after they were stung by a swarm of wild bees at Aska, about 40 km from here on Wednesday, police said.

Kala Krushan Swain (35) was attacked by the bees while he was going to a local temple. He died on his way to hospital.

Four passers-by were also stung and they were hospitalised.

This was the third incident in two months in Ganjam and Kandhamal districts where three persons died in wild bee attack.