KNP rangers, soldiers kill 7 poachers

2014-01-21 20:58
Anti-rhino poaching troops simulate the capture of poachers in the Madikwe Game Reserve. (File, AP)

Anti-rhino poaching troops simulate the capture of poachers in the Madikwe Game Reserve. (File, AP)

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Human element in rhino statistics

2014-01-22 08:53

Numerous people are losing their lives in the ongoing rhino poaching battle. An expert chats to News24 about the human element in the statistics.WATCH

Johannesburg - Eleven rhino poachers have been killed in the Kruger National Park (KNP) since the beginning of the year, SA National Parks (SANParks) said on Tuesday.

The poachers were killed by park rangers and members of the SA National Defence Force, in an attempt to curb rhino poaching in the park, Thakhuli said.

"It is now up to the prosecuting teams, investigators and the [SA Police Service] to conclude what we have started," Jooste said.

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