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Bees Still Lingering in New Jersey Town, Hive Removed

A swarm of bees are that were on the loose in Ramsey forcing residents to remain indoors are contained, for the most part.

A bee hive owned by a professional beekeeper was disturbed in Martis and Elizabeth avenues, emergency management officials said in a Facebook post Saturday afternoon.

It has since been removed by the beekeeper, but officials urge residents to use caution in the area as the bees may linger.

The bees are considered aggressive and have dispersed throughout Martis, Elizabeth, Rose, Refy, Armstrong and Maples roads, officials said.

It is unclear what kind of bees they were.

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