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Thursday, June 18th, 2015. BMG: Officials from the Agriculture Department and BAHA are currently combating an infestation of pests, particularly caterpillars, at the San Estevan RC School campus. vic cat3

According to the school’s administration, since last week the problem emerged and days after, the schools buildings have been covered with the roaming pests.

The issue has led the officials at the school to suspend classes early as the officials try to combat the problem by spraying a chemical to eliminate them.

Their efforts so far have proved futile since the leaf-eating caterpillars have destroyed 8 of 10 almond trees that are found within the campus.

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