Cumberland police hunt poachers after 3 rhinos killed

It is understood that farm workers found the dehorned animals on Wednesday night and alerted authorities.

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JOHANNESBURG - Three rhinos have been killed at a farm in Cumberland outside Lephalale in Limpopo.

It is understood that farm workers found the dehorned animals on Wednesday night and alerted authorities.

Police are searching for the criminals.

Spokesperson Moatshe Ngoepe says: “Our provincial tracking team has launched a massive manhunt together with the Cumberland police outside Lephalale for a group of rhino poachers.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)