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Three Somalis among arrested elephant poachers

Two Kenya wildlife services[KWS] officers in Mombasa display two elephant tusks that they recovered from two suspects who they arrested in Shimba hills. The two tusks weighs 15kg each.
Two Kenya wildlife services[KWS] officers in Mombasa display two elephant tusks that they recovered from two suspects who they arrested in Shimba hills. The two tusks weighs 15kg each.


2012-04-15 - Kenya, Kenya
Three Somalis are among the latest people arrested in a crackdown on elephant poaching in the country. Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers have linked them to a cartel behind poaching of the animal for its tusks in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. During the incident, three people, among them a 10-year-old boy, were arrested after they were found ferrying the tusks on a motorcycle.



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