US man sur­vives thou­sands of bees

CityPress - - News - – Reuters

A man is lucky to be alive af­ter he was stung be­tween 500 and 1 000 times by tens of thou­sands of bees in Ari­zona in the US on Fri­day.

The uniden­ti­fied man was in a sta­ble con­di­tion af­ter he ap­par­ently dis­turbed a large hive in the back yard of a home.

“The num­ber of bees in the shed was un­be­liev­able,” said po­lice. “The deputy who ar­rived said it was like some­thing you’d see in the movies. It was just amaz­ing.”

Au­thor­i­ties said the man was work­ing on the prop­erty when he was stung and ran to his ve­hi­cle, get­ting help from two passers-by, who were also stung.

Au­thor­i­ties are warn­ing res­i­dents in the area to keep pets in­doors, avoid walk­ing nearby, and drive with their win­dows closed.

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