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African bees attack grandpa and kill him

The older adult was in the doorway of his house when a strong breeze was blowing when he was surprised by the bees attacking him in different parts of his body

Francisco Pérez, 87, died as a result of an attack by African bees when he was in the doorway of his house located in the community of Montilla in the corregimiento of San Pablo Viejo in the district of David in the province of Chiriquí A source from the fire department confirmed this Sunday.

The older adult was in the doorway of his house when a strong breeze was blowing when he was surprised by the bees attacking him in different parts of his body.

The man was helped by a relative and requested help from the firefighters, lparamedics arrive and transfer him to the Rafael Hernández hospital where he dies as a result of the bites.

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The citizen was engaged in agricultural activities revealed some neighbors who are still shocked by the death of Mr. “Chico Pérez” as he was known in the community.

Firefighters confirmed that this is the first death this year due to stings from African bees that during the dry season become nervous due to the strong breeze and migrate from one place to another.

The red shirts recommend the population to take precautionary measures and to observe a honeycomb of abajas not to scare them away and to contact the nearest sub-station of the firefighters to take preventive actions.

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