26 students stung by bees while taking part in cultural procession in Ranni
Ranni: 26 students of TTTMVHS school in Vadasserikkara suffered bee stings during a cultural procession held in connection with the centenary celebration of the school. Four students who were severely injured were taken to Pathanamthitta district general hospital. The students were stung by bees that were settled on the Vadassery bridge.
The incident happened on Monday at quarter past 10. The students were attacked by the bees when they were lined up near the bridge to take part in the procession.
The four students, Alex Binu( 10), TS Subin (15), Rijin (14) and Merlin Saju (13), who were seriously injured were taken to Pathanamthitta General Hospital. The rest of the students were given first aid at a primary health centre in Vadasserikkara. Similar incidents had taken place in the past as well near the area.