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Rhino poachers liquidated in Kruger Park


Rhino poachers liquidated in Kruger Park


Two rhinoceros poachers were liquidated by the authorities in the Kruger National Park in South Africa. A detail of rangers encountered three poachers, who started shooting at them. Two were exterminated in the ensuing firefight while the third element escaped.


A record numbers of rhinoceros were murdered by poachers in South Africa in 2014: 1.020, compared with 1.004 in 2013.


The bandits encountered in Kruger had equipment used for poaching and massacring the animals, including equipment to slice off the horn, which can earn 65.000 USD per kilogram.