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Madhya Pradesh: Man killed, 4 others injured in bee attack while returning from funeral in Dhar

The incident took place on Saturday evening in Kherwa village, located 70 km from the district headquarters

PTI Dhar Published 13.08.23, 04:38 PM
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A man was killed and four other persons were injured when they were attacked by a swarm of honey bees while returning from a funeral in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district, police said on Sunday.

The incident took place on Saturday evening in Kherwa village, located 70 km from the district headquarters, an official said.

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Bag police station in-charge Kailash Chouhan said a person died on Saturday, following which his funeral was held at Muktidham outside the village.

When the villagers were returning after performing the last rites of the deceased, a swarm of bees attacked them.

A man, identified as Bondar Singh, died on the spot while four others were injured, the official said.

The injured persons were undergoing treatment at a hospital in Barwani, he said.

Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by The Telegraph Online staff and has been published from a syndicated feed.

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