Monkeys are on the rampage as they claimed another life when one of the vicious primates pushed a woman off rooftop.
The 45-year-old woman died after she was shoved off the roof by a monkey as she was hanging out her washing in India.
Jayanti Swain was working on the roof of her home when the monkey went after her in the Jajpur district of Odisha.
It appears she panicked and tried to get away from the monkey, but was then found lying on the ground outside.
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Her family member had rushed outside after hearing her shrieks of terror before she plunged to her death.
Monkeys have been a scourge on the area for months, including smashing in a baby’s skull back in November.
Swain was rushed to hospital, but she was declared dead after suffering horrific injuries.
Monkeys are rampaging around the district, destroying crops and becoming more aggressive to people.
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Villagers have claimed local officials are not doing enough to help new, reports the New India Express.
The primates have been linked to a number of deaths in recent months.
One monkey picked up a stone and dropped it down from a terrace onto the a four-month-old baby’s head in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh.
Last month in the same state, a monkey went on a rampage and attacked 100 people in 10 days.
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Meanwhile, a 60-year-old was killed and nine others injured during a monkey rampage in May.
And a 12-year-old boy was snatched from his mum and killed by a gang of monkeys in Agra.
Police have experimented with using slingshots to take aim at the monkeys.
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