A 16-day-old boy was on Saturday snatched by a monkey from his house in Odisha’s Cuttack district, prompting authorities to launch a large search operation.
The child was sleeping subsequent to his mom at their house in Talabasta village when the monkey snatched him, sources within the forest division, which is concerned within the rescue mission, stated.
The mom noticed the monkey fleeing along with her child and raised an alarm. Thereafter, the villagers reported the incident to the authorities.
Forest division and hearth providers personnel reached the village and launched a large operation to hint the newborn.
A forest division official engaged within the rescue operation stated, “Because the baby has bother crying, we can not hear his voice. It has, due to this fact, develop into troublesome for us to hint him within the forest.”
He stated 30 forest division personnel in three groups led by Sangram Keshari Mohanty, the ranger of the Damapada Forest Vary, are combing the close by forest together with the villagers.
A number of individuals had been injured in assaults by monkeys within the space a couple of days in the past. Locals alleged inaction on the a part of the forest division regardless of repeated complaints on this regard.