4-month-old baby thrown from a roof by monkeys during an attack

A family in India was attacked by monkeys. The attack had terrible consequences for them and their baby.

A monkey breaks into a family's home, grabs a baby and does the irreparable
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A monkey breaks into a family's home, grabs a baby and does the irreparable

This is a chilling story from India. The disturbing incident took place in the state of Uttar Pradesh on 18 July 2022 when a family's life was turned upside down in a matter of minutes. They were attacked by a troop of monkeys.

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Family attacked on their terrace

In the village of Dunka in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, a family's life was destroyed in the blink of an eye. Nirdesh Upadhyay, 25, was on the roof terrace of his house with his wife and their 4-month-old baby. Except, they were subjected to a vicious monkey attack. A troop of savage monkeys attacked them for no apparent reason.

The family got attacked suddenly and rushed to flee the scene, however, the father made a fatal mistake that cost them the life of their baby. While running away, the father stumbled and dropped their baby boy and a monkey grabbed him by the hand. The monkey then threw the baby from the top of the 3-storey terrace, leaving the parents horrified at the scene.

Fatal emergency

The couple rushed down the stairs and ran to save their baby, as reported by the Mirror. Unfortunately, the baby was pronounced dead at the scene. A horrible tragedy for the family. An investigation was launched and a wildlife team was sent to find out more about the condition of the monkeys.

This is not the first time that attacks like this have happened, monkeys in troops can often be vicious and dangerous. Especially in a country like India where there is a dense population of these primates in both rural and urban regions.

This article was translated from Oh!MyMag FR.

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