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Five rhino killed at KZN game reserve

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Durban – Officials on Monday discovered five rhino that have been killed at a game reserve in KwaZulu-Natal.

Hluhluwe Game Reserve spokesperson Musa Mntambo confirmed to News24 that the rhino carcasses had just been found.

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“An investigations team has been assembled and we are currently assessing the situation.”

Rhino poaching has escalated this year with over 1 500 killed to date.

Mntambo previously stated that as of June this year, most rhino poached were in KwaZulu-Natal, with 13 killed in a single month.

“We are a few up in deaths compared to this time last year.”

He said 44 arrests had been made this year so far in poaching cases.

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