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'I Dreamed of Africa' author Kuki Gallmann shot and wounded in attack in Kenya

'I Dreamed of Africa' author Kuki Gallmann shot and wounded in attack in Kenya

Kuki Gallmann, the environmentalist and author of the bestselling autobiography “I Dreamed of Africa,” was shot and severely injured in an attack at the conservation park she owns in Kenya.

The BBC reports that Gallmann, 73, was airlifted to a hospital in Nairobi after being shot in the stomach in an ambush-style attack at the Laikipia Nature Conservancy in central Kenya. She underwent surgery and is in stable but critical condition.

The shooting may have been the work of herders affected by a drought, who have taken to invading private property in order to graze their cattle, the

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