Woman hit by stray bullet meant to scare away monkeys

January 18th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS  

Noida, Jan 18 (IANS) In bizarre incident Sunday, a housemaid sustained gunshot injuries when she was accidentally hit by a bullet fired to scare away monkeys that had been creating a nuisance in the residential areas of Noida, the police said.Meena, 25, sustained bullet injuries when she was standing on the terrace of her employer’s house in sector 15 here, the police said.

Her employer, V.K. Garg rushed her to the hospital, where her condition was stated to be critical, the police said.

A resident of slum clusters in sector 14, Meena was working with Garg for the last one year, the police added.

A search is on to find the man who fired the gun shot, the police said.

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