According to reports in India, monkeys in the villages of Majalgaon and Lavul were enraged by the murder and have taken brutal revenge over the past month
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It was alleged that revenge-driven monkeys killed 250 dogs by throwing them off buildings and trees.
The spate of fatal attacks reportedly came from angry primates after a pack of dogs beat a baby monkey to death.
According to reports in India, monkeys in the villages of Majalgaon and Lavel, western Maharashtra state, were angry at the killing and have perpetrated brutal revenge over the past month.
After the puppy population in Lavel was wiped out, the primates turned their anger on children, witnesses claim.
Villagers told News18 website that packs of monkeys were seen surrounding dogs and dragging them to high places.
The dogs were then thrown to their deaths, it is reported.
One image appears to show a monkey carrying a pup to the edge of a building, while separate footage shows dog and primates chases in the streets.
Local residents intervened to save the dogs, with some injuring themselves.
And when the spirits boiled over, an eight-year-old child is said to have been dragged away by the monkeys.
The child was not saved until villagers shot stones at the animals.