KCPE candidates injured as bees attack school in Lamu

KCPE candidates from Mahmoud Bin Fadhil Boys Primary School in Lamu being consoled by their head teacher, invigilators and police at the neighbouring Lamu Mahmoud Bin Fadhil Girls Primary School on October 30, 2019 where they were transferred to proceed with their exams after an attack by bees. PHOTO | KALUME KAZUNGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The exam was delayed for about 20 minutes as the over 100 candidates were transferred to the neighbouring school.
  • Pupils who attempted to seek safety in other classrooms are reported to be the ones who were stung the most.
  • Lamu County Commissioner Irungu Macharia confirmed the incident but said it was only one candidate who suffered serious injuries.

Several candidates sitting the ongoing Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams and their invigilators were injured after a swarm of bees invaded Mahmoud Bin Fadhil Boys Primary School in Lamu on Wednesday afternoon.

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