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Media Release: Three suspected poachers die

20 May 2011

An AK 47 firearm with ammunition, 458 hunting rifle and axes were recovered at the scene of the incident.

Since the beginning of January 2011 159 rhinos have been poached throughout the country, 99 suspects arrested and 17 suspects fatally wounded.

For previous media statements on this matter, please go to:

Issued by:
Kruger National Park Public Relations Department on behalf of South African National Parks

Media enquiries:
wanda mkutshulwa – Head of Communications, SANParks, Tel: (012) 426 5201, Cell: 082 908 2692, e=mail:

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