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Media Release: Two suspected poachers killed and another in hospital

09 September 2011

A member of the SANDF also sustained wounds to the leg and is currently receiving medical attention and is in a stable condition.

Two rifles, an AK 47 and a .416 hunting rifle were discovered at the scene.

Investigations are currently under way.

Issued by:
SANParks Corporate Communications

Media inquiries:

  • wanda mkutshulwa, Head of Communications: South African National Parks (SANParks), Tel: (012) 426 5201 / 082 908 2692,  e-mail:

  • Reynold Thakhuli, GM: Events, Media and Stakeholder Relations, Tel: (012) 426 5203/073 373 4999, e-mail: