Bhubaneswar: Honney bee attacked official and others the state Secretariat here on Thursday.It was seen that the officials and visitors were running helter-skelter to escape from the bee attack.
Panic gripped among officials and visitors after swarms of bees attacked them at the state Secretariat. The incident took place when some tribals were waiting at the secretariat lawn in the afternoon. They were waiting for a programme to begin. A majority of the affected persons were tribal people who had come to participate in a State level programme on Thursday afternoon. The officials and visitors were running helter-skelter to escape from the bee attack. Sources said the honeycomb in the verandah of the secretariat building was disturbed after which the bees went berserk and attacked the people.