The Star (Nairobi)

24 January 2013

Kenya: Three Poachers Killed At Shimba Hills

Three poachers have been killed in a shoot out inside the Shimba Hills National Park in Kwale district. KWS officer in charge of Coast Province Simon Gitau says they rescued an elephant that they had captured.

Gitau says four others managed to escaped with bullet wounds. Assorted weapons and locally made traps were also recovered during the raid.

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