Baby monkey rescued from high-voltage transmission line in west India

A baby monkey was rescued from an electrical tower in a four-hour mammoth mission in India on June 14.

Footage shows the rescue operation after the monkey climbed on the high-tension electrical tower and got stuck on a power line.

Villagers who were passing by alerted the forest department after they noticed the monkey stuck on a high-tension wire.

The forest department along with workers from the electricity department rescued the animal.

It was later released into the forest unharmed.