Seven injured as wild monkeys attack Indonesian village

A mob of wild monkeys went on a rampage in a village in eastern Indonesia, entering houses and attacking residents.

According to Ambo Ella, a spokesman for the Sidendeng Rappang District, around ten monkeys were involved in the attack in Toddang Pulu village.

He added that a 16-year-old boy is currently being treated in hospital, after being badly bitten in the attack. It is unclear why the monkeys attacked, authorities have launched an investigation.