Two suspected rhino poachers shot dead in South Africa's Kruger Park

January 5, 2015 10:00 AM

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Two suspected rhino poachers were shot dead on Monday after they opened fire on rangers in South Africa's Kruger National Park, a park spokesman said.

Poachers killed a record number of rhinos in 2014 for their horns, which are coveted as an ingredient in traditional medicine in Vietnam and China.

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