The deceased has been identified as Kalori Saraka (70), a resident of Jugapadar village.
Rayagada, Aug 29: An elderly woman was killed while six others turned critical in a swarm of honey bee attack in Jugapadar village under Muniguda block in Rayagada district on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Kalori Saraka (70), a resident of the same area.
Like any other day Kalori was en-route to a nearby river by crossing her farmland when a swarm of bees from hive located on a nearby tree attacked her.
Hearing the screaming of the victim a group of villagers rushed to the spot to rescue Kalori but sustained sting of the bees in turn.
Kalori accompanied by six others was rushed to Muniguda Community Health Centre (CHC) for treatment but succumbed few minutes later.
Condition of another victim also turned critical later, says report.