Parlakhemundi: A man died and three others seriously injured after a swarm of bees attacked them near Mankadadia waterfall under R Udayagiri police station in the district on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Sanju Mohapatra of Biramekhpur village. His body has been seized by police for post-mortem. The injured are undergoing treatment at the Community Health Centre (CHC) in Chandragiri.
According to police, seven youth of Biramekhpur village had visited the waterfall when the bees attacked four of them. In a bid to escape the insect, Sanju jumped into the waterfall while the other three managed to escape.
K Nuagan police rushed to the spot and admitted the three youth to Chandragiri CHC but could not trace Sanju. Later, the body of Sanju was recovered from the waterfall.