India Reins In Coconuts, Monkeys Before Obama Visit Ahead of President Obama's visit to Mumbai, security officials aren't taking any chances. Crews are trimming palm trees around the Ghandi Museum to prevent aerial attacks -- from falling coconuts. In Delhi, where he'll stay near a jungle where monkeys are known to cause mayhem, police have built towers with searchlights and are deploying trained "monkey-catchers."
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India Reins In Coconuts, Monkeys Before Obama Visit

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Ahead of President Obama's visit to Mumbai, security officials aren't taking any chances. Crews are trimming palm trees around the Ghandi Museum to prevent aerial attacks — from falling coconuts. In Delhi, where he'll stay near a jungle where monkeys are known to cause mayhem, police have built towers with searchlights and are deploying trained "monkey-catchers."

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

President Obama visits India tomorrow, and security officials aren't taking any chances. Crews in Mumbai are trimming palm trees around the Gandhi Museum to prevent aerial attacks from falling coconuts. Next, the president goes to Delhi and will stay near a jungle where monkeys are known to cause mayhem. Police have built towers with searchlights so commandos can keep an eye on the aggressive simians. They're also deploying trained monkey catchers.

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