100 monkeys poisoned in U. P.
Lucknow, March 30: Over 100 monkeys have died in Amroha district in Uttar Pradesh at Dabarsi village, allegedly due to poisoning. Initial reports suggest that the monkeys had been poisoned. The villagers claim that the simians had consumed ‘ chutney’ that had turned poisonous. The carcass has been sent for post mortem and the forest department is conducting an investigation into the matter.
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