One person was killed as a swarm of bees attacked worshippers of a Roman Catholic Church during a Good Friday Easter mass at Owuoso, Ashanti Region.

The Easter mass was interrupted as the Reverend Father and members were stung by bees, causing them to run for cover.

Several people were injured and one man was pronounced dead after being sent to the hospital as reported by Adom News.

A member of the church who witnessed the ordeal and provided his account of what happened said “We were praying when some people decided to leave while we were still praying. Suddenly, we were attacked by a swarm of bees.”

Assembly Member of Owuoso Electoral Area, Akwasi Tawiah also said “They were praying and were attacked. Even people who are not part received their portion. Many have been hospitalized and one is confirmed dead.”

It is still unknown what triggered the bees to attack the church located in the remote area.

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