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  Swarm of angry bees attacks Colombian presidential election rally
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Last EditedIndyGeorgia  Jun 11, 2018 07:09pm
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AuthorJoe Parkin Daniels
News DateMonday, June 11, 2018 09:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionCampaign managers for Colombia’s rightwing presidential candidate Iván Duque were probably hoping to create a bit of a buzz with a campaign rally ahead of next week’s election, but the event turned into fiasco after it was attacked by a swarm of angry killer bees.

Scores of people were caught up in the bizarre incident on Saturday, including former president Álvaro Uribe, who was stumping on behalf of his protege Duque.

Uribe had been scheduled to address supporters in La Loma, a small town in the northern Cesar province, but was forced to run for cover before he could give his speech. Fifteen people were taken to hospital, but were later discharged.

Videos circulated in local media showed rally attendees hurrying to escape the swarm, some covering their faces with T-shirts.
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