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Mountain trail shuts down after bee attack

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Mountain trail shuts down after bee attack

By Cindy Harb. CREATED Jun 12, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A Lone Mountain hiking trail has been closed down due to a bee attack.

The attack sent five people to the hospital Thursday around 7:45 p.m.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue confirmed the victims were stung by wild bees and suffered minor injuries.

LVFR said wild bees are sometimes hard to spot because they build their hives in desert plants. They could have become agitated from a fragrance of a stomp to the ground.

They swarmed out and stung the victims.

LVFR has been called to this location in the past.