21 arrested, 1400 bags of charcoal destroyed in operation to save Nyakweri Forest

Kenya Forest Services (KFS) officers destroying illegal charcoal kernels in Nyakweri Forest near Maasai Mara Game Reserve on August 22, 2016. KFS has intensified operation to save the indigenous forest. PHOTO | RUTH MBULA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • Speaking on Tuesday, the operation’s coordinator Mr Zablon Ndiema said they also impounded three Lorries - two fully loaded with charcoal and the third one carrying firewood.

Kenya Forest Service (KFS) officers have intensified operation to save the indigenous Nyakweri Forest near Maasai Mara Game Reserve in Narok County.

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