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Monkey fatally attacks 12-day-old infant in Agra

The monkeys are turning aggressive as their natural habitats have been destroyed and the green cover is steadily shrinking.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 13 Nov 2018 9:36 AM GMT

Monkey fatally attacks 12-day-old infant in Agra
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Agra: A monkey snatched a 12-day-old infant from his mother and attacked on him fatally.

The baby was found lying bruised and bitten on neighbour's terrace in Kachera area of Agra.

According to family, baby's mother was feeding him on Monday evening when the monkey snatched the infant and ran away .

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The family members chased the monkey and later found baby lying blood-soaked on a terrace of neighbour.

The baby was immediately rushed to the hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead.

Eco-activist Shravan Kumar said the monkeys are turning aggressive as their natural habitats have been destroyed and the green cover is steadily shrinking.

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According to one of the residents of Vijay Nagar colony, "People do not dare to go to their terraces. Those who do have sealed their homes with iron mesh cages. You cannot leave your door open or sit in the sun."

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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