Elderly man dies in monkey attack in Cuttack
Cuttack: An elderly man died after being attacked by a monkey at Khairapada village under Nandankanan police limits in Cuttack district on Tuesday.
The deceased has been identified as Haras Mahanty, a resident of Khairapada village.
According to sources, Mahanty was plucking flowers early morning today when the primate leaped from a tree and attacked him.
Following which Mahanty fell down and sustained severe head injuries. He died due to excessive bleeding on the spot.
Sources said a monkey has been creating havoc in Gandarpur and Khairapoda village for past few days. As many as 10 persons have been injured in the monkey attack so far.