Baboons attack Tirumala pilgrims

tirumala-baaboonsTwo pilgrims from Maharashtra were injured when they were bitten by a Baboons at JNC toll gate near Sri Krishna Park, GNT cottage area in Tirumala.

They suffered injuries and were admitted to Aswini Hospital in Tirumala. The victims said that the monkeys even bit off some pieces of flesh, in the attack. They were furious with the negligence of the TTD staff

Police said though the TTD and forest officials were taking steps to control the menace in Tirumala, monkeys’ presence continues to haunt the pilgrims.