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Wild justice: Man killed by group of monkeys throwing bricks at him from tree

Monkeys threw more than 20 bricks... Thrown from quite a height, the bricks were enough to kill him.

RACHEL ENDLEY: ‘A man has been ‘stoned to death’ by a group of “rogue” monkeys who threw bricks at him from a tree, according to reports. Dharampal Singh, 72, suffered head and chest injuries in the attack and was later pronounced dead in hospital. Mr Singh was collecting pieces of dry wood when the group of monkeys launched their attack on Thursday. It is believed the monkeys had armed themselves with bricks they had collected earlier from a run down building nearby in Tikri, Uttar Pradesh…

Mr Singh’s brother Krishnapal told The Times of India : “Monkeys threw more than 20 bricks… Thrown from quite a height, the bricks were enough to kill him”… Deadly attacks by monkeys have been on rise throughout the country and wildlife experts say that rhesus macaques are usually to blame – although it is not clear which breed attacked Mr Singh. Back in 2007 the deputy mayor of India’s capital of Delhi died after being attacked by a horde of wild monkeys’. SOURCE…

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