Udaipur : Some 60 persons including women and children were admitted to the district hospital after they were stung by bees at Kachnara under Hathunia police station in Pratapgarh on Monday. The victims were participating in a large procession that was taken out by the Muslim community on the occasion of Eid-Milad-un-Nabi.
The grand procession had almost reached the Eidgaah in the afternoon when a large swarms of bees from several hives attacked the crowd. The sudden attack created a panic and people ran helter skelter to save themselves. Ambulances and vehicles made several rounds rushing people to the district hospital and nearby health centers. Some persons experienced drastic drop in their blood pressure level due to the sudden bee attack. Many of the patients were discharged after basic treatment while few were admitted, sources claimed.