Poacher critically hurt in shoot-out

2012-04-11 13:16
Durban - A rhino poacher was critically wounded in a shoot-out in Ndumo on Wednesday morning, Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife said.

He was taken to hospital by ambulance, said spokesperson Musa Mntambo.

He said the Ezemvelo anti-poaching unit was attempting to foil a rhino poaching attempt by three people at 05:00. One of them was carrying a firearm.

"When these poachers were intercepted, the shooting ensued."

The armed poacher and his accomplice escaped.

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