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Full moon success for Kruger rangers and the SANDF

Date: 2014-08-12

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11 August 2014 -†South African National Parks (SANParks) today announced a successful operations deployment during the full moon this weekend against rhino poachers in the Kruger National Park (KNP).†

There were six incidents in which members of the Rangers Corps and the SANDF managed to arrest six suspects, recover three high calibre hunting rifles, poaching equipment and a set of rhino horns. Two of the suspects were injured by Rangers . Follow up operations are currently underway.

Media enquiries:
Ike Phaahla
SANParks Media Specialist†
Tel: 012 426 5315;†Cell: 083 673 6974

Reynold "Rey" Thakhuli
SANParks Acting Head of Communications†
Tel: 012 426 5170;†Cell: 073 373 4999†
Email: † ††


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