**Soro:** Nineteen students and two teachers of Gopinathpur Sebashram Hostel in Soro of Balasore district were injured after a swarm of bees from a nearby garden stung them around 2 pm on Tuesday.
People from nearby locality and teachers rushed the students immediately to Soro government hospital after the attack. All students including both the teachers sustained minor sting injuries. Their condition is stated to be stable.
They were rushed to the Soro Hospital. It is yet to be ascertained as to what provoked the bees, who stung the students having their lunch during the break.
Notably, Gopinathpur Sebashram School was conducting the annual function when the bees attacked a section of the students living in hostel. Two beehives are reportedly present in the premises.