Kenyans angered by shooting and killing of lion by KWS rangers

A Kenya Wildflife Serive (KWS) ranger shoots a lion after the feline ran away from a national park — it has not yet been established whether the lion strayed from the Amboseli or Nairobi national parks — on March 30, 2016. PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • By the time the teams arrived in Isinya, residents were chasing the animal with spears, bows and arrows.

  • As the crowd grew, the lion clawed a man who was on a motorcycle.

  • In a video acquired by the Nation, the lion is seen running away, roaring as shouts and gunfire rent the air.

Kenya Wildlife Service rangers Wednesday shot dead a lion in Isinya, sparking anger among Kenyans and conservationists.


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