GUWAHATI, Sept 23 - A girl, Daisy Baruah, was seriously injured when she was compelled to jump off a two-storey building in desperation when attacked by a troop of monkeys today.
The incident took place at Rudreswar in North Guwahati. She has been admitted to Narayana Hridayalaya hospital. Local people have complained that the monkey menace has worsened in the area in recent times, with monkey troops raiding houses frequently and even attacking people. A forest official said that the matter was being treated seriously and some interventions would follow.