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Monkey Seen Weeping At Girl's Death In India

In a rare incident, a monkey was seen shedding tears while mourning the death of a minor girl at Ghookma area near here.

According to eyewitnesses, the primate was first noticed when the family members of nine-year-old Aarti, who died of illness, were bringing her body from the hospital.

The monkey, who accompanied them to the house of the deceased, sat beside her corpse and started shedding tears.

It also went to the cremation ground, the eyewitnesses said, adding even after the cremation was over and all others had returned, the animal stayed there.

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