KWS Officers Open Fire on Poachers Caught in the Act
Photo: Courtesy Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) officers were on Tuesday forced to open fire on poachers who attempted to trap migrating animals. The poachers had set their trap in Wajir East at a place known as El-maow. According to a statement by KWS, the poachers were targeting elephants and rhinos.
KWS Officers Bump Into Poachers Who Were In A Mission Of Poaching
Kenya Wildlife Service Kenya Wildlife Services rangers opened fire on Tuesday, December 20 after suspected poachers tried to escape their net.Kenya Wildlife Services officers attacked hunters targeting migrant animals in the area of El Maow, Wajir East. According to a statement sent to the Kenya Wildlife Services newsroom, police officers arrested poachers who set traps for horned animals such as elephants and giraffe.According to Kenya Wildlife Services Corporation, one poacher was injured during the shooting, while two others escaped under heavy fire.