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70 kids stung by bees in Bapsfontein

Emergency services are treating about 70 kids who’ve been 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.

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