Poacher critically hurt in shoot-out
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.