Tourist injured in monkey attack at Taj Mahal

A Spanish vacationer was injured in a violent monkey assault inside India’s Taj Mahal. The creatures roam free on the world-famous monument.

The lady, Sandra, was visiting the seventeenth century monument on Monday when she was bitten by the monkey.

She was reportedly taking pictures on the Taj Mahal when the vicious primates launched their assault.

The vacationer injured her leg and was given emergency therapy on the scene by officers from the Archaeological Survey of India.

She was then taken to hospital for therapy and an eyewitness stated the lady was “crying in ache”.

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Yogesh Paras, a photographer on the scene, stated: “I noticed the lady crying in ache at round 7am close to the principle mausoleum.

“She was attacked by monkeys. One had bitten her on the left leg.”

There are an estimated 50 million monkeys in India and reviews of assaults have risen over the previous few years.

Greater than 10,000 monkeys are thought to roam round Agra metropolis, the place the Taj Mahal relies.


Consultants have additionally stated that incidents can happen when vacationers get too near monkeys in an effort to take pictures.

The monkeys are typically fed by folks which is regarded as partly chargeable for the increase of their numbers.

Individuals who have been bitten by a monkey ought to search medical therapy as it may be harmful as a result of danger of rabies.

The Taj Mahal is India’s most iconic monument and is visited by as much as eight million folks per yr.

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