CUTTACK — A 16-day-old newborn was snatched by a monkey while he was sleeping in his house in India’s Talabasta village of Banki block in Cuttack district on Saturday.
Forest department officials and fire services personnel have launched a massive rescue operation in the area to trace the child, Times of India reported, however, they are yet to find any clue about the baby.
Nayak’s wife, who was doing some household work nearby, saw the monkey lifting her baby but before she could do something the animal had fled. She raised alarm following which family members and villagers rushed to the spot to trace the monkey.
Forest officials said Rama Krushna Nayak was sleeping on the verandah of his house with his 16-day-old baby boy when suddenly a monkey entered the house at around 6 am,the monkey then lifted the baby and fled.
30 forest department personnel in three teams led by Sangram Keshari Mohanty, the ranger of the Damapada Forest Range, are combing the nearby forest along with the villagers.
A few days ago, several persons were injured in attacks by monkeys in the area. Locals alleged inaction on the part of the forest department despite repeated complaints in this regard.
Doctors remove live cricket from man’s ear canal
Doctors at a hospital in Vietnam shared footage from an unusual case involving a cricket found living inside a man’s ear canal.
The doctors said the man came to the Hai Duong Hospital complaining of ear pain and a look inside his ear canal with an endoscope revealed the cause was a live cricket.
The footage shows the cricket digging around inside the man’s ear canal.
Doctors have successfully removed the cricket, and he is now recovering.
See the video Here.