A horrifying video has surfaced on social media, in which a monkey is seen brutally attacking a child. She was playing with other children outside the house where the girl lives, when the primate attacked her. In a report, UK-based news outlet Metro The girl has been identified as two-year-old Paulina, a refugee from Ukraine. The outlet further said that the attack took place in the Russian village of Terpigorievo where she is staying with her parents after being sheltered by a neighbor and family friend.
The video, captured on CCTV installed in the area, is doing the rounds on various social media platforms including Reddit. It shows Paulina climbing a ladder when the animal suddenly appears. The monkey also bites the girl by laying her on the ground.
Hearing the screams of the two-year-old girl, her parents came out of the house and saw the monkey above themselves. Paulina’s mother picks her up but the monkey whispers and grabs the little girl’s leg and continues her attack.
His father tries to pull the monkey away, and succeeds too, but it tricks the man and runs towards Paulina again. Her father again intervenes and tries to kill the primate but it shows little fear.
The video ends with Paulina and Monkey with their parents running inside their house.
newsweek Said that the monkey belonged to the millionaire owner of the house who had given shelter to the family and lives next door. It belongs to man’s ‘pet zoo’, which also houses wolves, elephants and other wild animals.
The outlet said Paulina has deep wounds on her arms and legs and has bled profusely. He was rushed to the intensive care unit of the local hospital. According to Newsweek, doctors performed surgery on the girl in the ICU and she is now in the regular ward.