Sundergarh: A man was killed after being stung by honey bees in Badapatli village in Sundergarh district. The deceased was identified as Purnachandra Nayak.
According to sources, Purnachandra along with four of his friends went into the nearby forest to extract honey from a hive. However, the man was stung by numerous bees. Spotting this, Purnachandra’s friends fled a few metres away.
Meanwhile, losing his balance, Purnachandra fell off the tree. He succumbed to the injuries moments later.
On being informed, police reached the spot and seized the body for post mortem, sources said.