Monkey snatches baby as mum breastfeeds him


A 12-day-old baby from the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, in India, was killed by a monkey  after being snatched from the arms of his breastfeeding mother inside their home.

The animal was said to have ran into the house and grabbed the baby by his neck.

The father of the baby said the monkey ran into his family’s home through the open front door.

“The front door was left open and my wife was breastfeeding the baby when a monkey suddenly ran into the house,”

He  added that the creature grabbed Arush by the neck and ran off before his breastfeeding mother, Neha, could do anything.

According to Agra Police Assistant Superintendent Abhishek, neighbours rushed to help after hearing the mother’s screams on Monday afternoon in a village near Agra city.

Stones were thrown at the monkey to enable it drop the baby, reports MIRROR UK.