POACHER WAS PART OF AN EIGHT-MEMBER GANG THAT ENGAGED
KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE RANGERS IN A FIERCE SHOOT-OUT
NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan authorities have gunned down one suspected poacher, arrested six others and recovered guns and ammunition in three different incidents across the country.
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said the suspected poacher was gunned down in Kora National Park in Tana River County in the coastal region and his AK47 rifle plus 27 rounds of ammunition were recovered.
"The poacher was part of an eight-member gang that engaged KWS rangers in a fierce shoot-out.
"A hot pursuit for the rest of the gang is underway," the wildlife body said in a statement released in Nairobi.....