Kenya: Jumbos Invade Kajiado Village, Destroy Crops


By John Kisu, The Star

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STRAY elephants on Wednesday invaded Paranai village in Simba sub-location, Kenyewa location in Kajiado county and destroyed crops.
The seven jumbos struck at 11pm and destroyed acres of bananas and watermelons, Francis Parelo, a farmer said.
He said the elephants destroyed his five acres of watermelon and three acres of grafted banana trees.
“Last year, I lost more than Sh850,000, when five elephants invaded my farm and destroyed crops,” Parelo told the press in Emali town yesterday.