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At least 60 school students and some guardians were injured on Saturday when a swarm of bees attacked them at a park in Khowai in western Tripura.

The injured students and a few parents have been admitted to government hospitals for treatment.

A teacher of Srikrishna Patsala said around 60 students led by few of their parents assembled at the park for a picnic.

“Around the same time a bird hit a bee hive nearby after which a swarm of bees attacked the gathering,” the teacher told reporters.

The conditions of the injured students were not serious, sources said.

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