The Star (Nairobi)

28 February 2013

Kenya: KWS Recovers Arms in Tsavo

Kenya Wildlife Service officer and police have recovered firearms stolen from two rangers who were killed by poachers in Tsavo last year. The two AK101 rifles, three magazines and 20 bullets were stolen when the rangers were ambushed by the poachers and shot dead while on patrol at Sagala Ranch in Taita Taveta in March.

KWS corporate communications manager Paul Udoto, said one of the rifles was found buried in a bush at Kiziki near Bombi village in Malindi on Friday following a tipoff by wananchi.

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