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Honey bees sting Texas man about 1000 times

(MENAFN - Arab News) CHITA FALLS Texas: A North Texas street department worker has been stung about 1000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two co-workers who tried to help him.Wichita Falls officials blamed Thursday's attack on Africanized honey bees.Spokesman Barry Levy (LEE'-vee) says a swarm attacked a worker mowing grass along culverts near the Weeks Park Tennis Center. He says the man was in good condition at a local hospital.Levy says two co-workers also were stung when they came to the man's aid. One worker fled into a nearby tennis center bringing the swarm with him.One of the co-workers also was hospitalized in good condition the other was treated and discharged.The center a nearby trail and part of a golf course remain closed until personnel confirm the bees are gone.
Honey bees sting Texas man about 1000 times

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