South Africa rhino poaching: Kruger staff arrested
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Four people working in South Africa’s Kruger National Park have been arrested in connection with rhino poaching, the country’s national parks body has said.
Sanparks said they included two field guides and a ranger – detained after two rhinos were found killed in Kruger, one of the world’s largest game parks.
South Africa has deployed hundreds of troops along its borders to help fight gangs smuggling rhino horns.
In 2011, a record 450 rhinos were killed by poachers, officials say.