Two suspected rhino poachers have been shot dead at the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal police confirmed on Tuesday.
The incident took place on Monday.
It’s believed the pair shot at anti-poaching staff who tried to stop them to inspect their vehicle.
Police spokesperson Thulani Zwane says they retrieved an unlicensed firearm as well as a rhino horn.
Last year, a suspected poacher was shot dead and five more arrested in the Thula Thula Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal.
Latest statistics show three rhino are poached in South Africa every day....