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Monkey terror in Agra, two deaths recorded

Yesterday a 12-day-old baby boy was snatched and killed by monkey while his mother was breastfeeding him, on Monday in the city's Kachhara area.

Saima Siddiqui

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Published on 15 Nov 2018 10:25 AM GMT

Monkey terror in Agra, two deaths recorded
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Agra: Now Agra city is living under monkey fear. With in 4 days the city has witnessed two deaths as both were attacked by Monkeys.

Yesterday a 12-day-old baby boy was snatched and killed by monkey while his mother was breastfeeding him, on Monday in the city's Kachhara area. A similar case came into the light when a 59-year-old woman died in the outskirts of Agra city after she was attacked by a group of monkeys, said police on Thursday.

The attack took place on Wednesday night when the victim, Bhooran Devi, had stepped out of her house in Kagaraul village.

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According to the police, the attack left her bleeding profusely and she was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Last week, another child from the area was brutally attacked by monkeys. The victim was admitted in ICU.

Agra has been afflicted by monkey menace for the past 10 years.

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At Sikandra and Fatehpur Sikri, the number of monkeys has gone beyond safe limits.

The victims' kins on Thursday demanded compensation from the district authorities.

On Wednesday evening, local voluntary agencies had organised a conference where a plan was formulated to control the monkey nuisance in the Taj city.

Many cities like Agra, Mathura and Vrindavan are worst affected by monkeys who frequently attack tourists and pilgrims.

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Saima Siddiqui

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