KWS criticised after death of an elephant
SEE ALSO :KWS to use choppers to plant treesKWS Central Rift Conservancy Assistant director Aggrey Maumo said the elephants had strayed into maize plantations in the area during their annual migration while following their traditional migratory routes. "The elephants were 21 in number and had strayed into a maize plantations. When the officers were trying to flush the herd out they charged prompting the officers to shoot. Two were shot at and one died," Mr Maumo said. He however said KWS is still investigating the incidence. Last month one person succumbed to injuries in the same area after he was attacked by elephants.
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