Kenya: ‘Stop Killing the Elephants!’ Worry As Rampant Poaching Threatens Wildlife

The killing of two elephants in Kalacha this week has once again shone the spotlight on rampant poaching in Marsabit County, which is threatening to wipe out wildlife in the region.

Authorities recovered two rifles and four rounds of ammunition in a security operation following the incident.

County Police Commander Martin Kibet said a bullet obtained from one of the carcasses would be subjected to ballistic testing.

The two elephants were killed when they strayed from Marsabit Forest via Hurri…


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