Veraval, Feb 19 : As many as 21 students of a school in Una town of Gir-Somnath district were hospitalised after a swarm of bees suddenly attacked them on Wednesday.
Manager of privately run Gulishtan Secondary School in Anjar road of the taluka town, Umarbhai said that the incident took place this morning when the classes were on.
Apparently, the bees came from a honeycomb on a coconut tree behind the school. They entered the standard IX, X and XI classrooms and stung 21 students, including girls.
Other students somehow managed to escape as several of them were taken out of the school premises wrapped in thick sheets.
They have been admitted to the government run community health center, he informed. (UNI)