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Three members of a family die in bee attack

Press Trust of India  |  Bhawanipatna (Odisha) 

Three members of a family died and two others were seriously injured in an attack by wild bees in Thuamul Rampur area of Kalahandi district, official sources said.

The incident occurred in a forest area near Tevakalam village under Sindhipadar Gram of Thuamul Rampur block yesterday when the victims were guarding the crops raised by them using shifting cultivation.

A woman, identified as Dahadi Parabhoi (65) and her two grand daughters died in the field in the bee attack, the sources said.

Parabhoi's son Sombaru and daughter-in-Patmati have been admitted in Thuamul Rampur Community Health center in critical condition, doctors said adding that their condition was improving.

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First Published: Sun, September 17 2017. 21:02 IST