15 injured as swarm of bees attack tourists

Fifteen persons were injured when a swarm of bees attacked them after one of them threw a stone at a honeycomb near the Mettur dam park here.

Last Updated: Jun 09, 2013, 17:31 PM IST

Salem (TN): Fifteen persons were injured when a swarm of bees attacked them after one of them threw a stone at a honeycomb near the Mettur dam park here.
The incident happened last evening when some people from Erode, Salem and Chennai were visiting the park.

People started running helter-skelter when the bees swarmed out from the comb and started attacking them.

The injured were treated at the government hospital.

PTI