Three rhinos killed at Kruger National Park

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa announced earlier that over 530 rhinos had been poached in the first half of this year.

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JOHANNESBURG - SANParks has confirmed that three rhinos have been killed at the Kruger National Park overnight.

Three suspects have been arrested for the crime.

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa announced earlier that over 530 rhinos had been poached in the first half of this year.

Three rhino carcasses were found on Sunday.

The three suspects are expected to appear in court on Wednesday.

In a report issued by the Environmental Affairs Department earlier this year, Molewa indicated that almost 400 alleged poachers and traffickers had been arrested nationally.