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General - May 29, 2017

Armed herders invade protected lands in Kenya

The Kenyan government has deployed troops to a central region to fight illegal grazing.
Thousands of herdsmen have been driving their livestock onto ranches and protected wildlife reserves.
They say drought is leaving them with no choice.

The Kenyan government has deployed troops to a central region to fight illegal grazing.

Thousands of herdsmen have been driving their livestock onto ranches and protected wildlife reserves.

They say drought is leaving them with no choice.

But some are armed, and more than a dozen people have been killed since the land invasion began.

Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Laikipia.

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