70 kids stung by bees in Bapsfontein

Emergency services are treating about 70 kids who’ve been stung by bees in Bapsfontein. Picture: sxc.hu.

BAPSFONTEIN - More than 70 children have been stung by bees at a primary school in Bapsfontein on the East Rand, Johannesburg.

Thirty-three of the pupils were rushed to hospital with allergic reactions.

The local municipality said it had to deploy a mobile clinic to the school to deal with the incident.

Ekurhuleni Disaster and Emergency Management's spokesperson William Ntladi said they were still treating the children at the school.