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Muzaffarnagar cane farmer dies in bee attack

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

A 58-year-old has died after a of bees attacked him as a beehive was disturbed when he was working in his fields here, police said Wednesday.

The incident happened Tuesday evening when and some other farmers were working in the fields at Baruki village under station limits in the district.

While harvesting the crop, the farmers damaged a beehive which agitated the honey bees who then unleashed themselves, police said.

While other farmers managed to escape, Singh was caught in the attack. He was rushed to a hospital where the doctors declared him dead, they said.

His body has been sent for postmortem.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 10:15 IST
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