Rayagada: A 12-year-old boy died while three others suffered critical injuries in bee attack near Bheja village under Mukundapur police outpost in Rayagada district today.
The deceased has been identified as Palaka Samba.
Sources said the four had gone to a forest near their village to collect mangoes this morning when a swarm of bees strung them. All of them were rushed to Rayagada district headquarters hospital (DHH), where doctors declared him dead. The three others were undergoing treatment at the hospital till last reports came in.