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Chaos in Rumuruti, Laikipia as locals clash with herders

Chaos in Rumuruti, Laikipia as locals clash with herders

Locals barricade a road in Rumuruti town, Laikipia County on September 14, 2021 following clashes with herders.

Photo credit: Steve Njuguna | Nation Media Group

Chaos has rocked Rumuruti town in Laikipia County after farmers clashed with herders, accusing them of illegal grazing in Marura area.

Residents Tuesday paralysed business in the busy town as they chased away pastoralists who had come to the Rumuruti livestock market.

The protesting locals barricaded the Nyahururu-Rumuruti-Maralal road and set ablaze several motorcycles belonging to the herders.


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