5-year old Boy injured after Monkey bit in Hoima town


A five year old boy sustained injuries when a rogue Monkey bit him last evening Bujumbura East, Hoima municipality.

The victim is identified as Victor Tumusiime, a top class pupil at Twinkles Nursery school.

Isaac Tibenderana, the victim’s father said their son was playing around the garbage pit when the monster pounced on him and bit his leg on wednesday evening.

He said by the time they intervened to chase the monkey, the boy was already bleeding and they later rushed him to Hoima regional referral hospital.

The locals say this is a first incident in the area and they want the intervention of security to have the monkeys killed.


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