Bondo: Bees sting 80-year-old woman to death while she was fetching firewood in nearby thicket

By , K24 Digital
On Sun, 2 Jan, 2022 14:42 | < 1 min read
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A swarm of bees. PHOTO| PIXABAY
A swarm of bees. PHOTO/COURTESY

An elderly woman died after she was attacked and stung by a swarm of bees at Got Nyapong’ village, North Sakwa location in Bondo sub-county.

The granny who has been identified as Debora Jababu lost her life while being rushed to the nearby Gobei health centre.

According to her neighbours, the grandmother who is in her 80’s has been staying alone and had gone to fetch firewood when she was attacked by the bees.

The villagers found her while helplessly writhing in pain after being stung by bees and was then rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

Assistant Chief of Bar-Chando sub-location Julius Agot confirmed the incident, noting that investigations have already been launched into the matter.

"We have launched investigations into the matter," Agot said.