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Police dog dies after bee attack

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LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police say a police dog has died after being attacked by a swarm of bees, two other police dogs were hurt and so was the dogs' handler.

According to police, the dog, named Mickey, was in the backyard of his handler’s home at around 5:46 a.m. Tuesday morning when a swarm of bees entered the yard and attacked him, along with two other police dogs. Mickey’s handler rushed to help but was also stung.

Mickey entered the force in 2005 and had recently retired from patrol work. The other two active-duty dogs are under the care of a veterinarian.

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