March 16, 2013

Rangers attacked by 3 rhino

Durban - Two men are in a serious condition after they were gored by three black rhino in a KwaZulu-Natal game park on Thursday, paramedics said.

It happened in the Hluhluwe area in northern KwaZulu-Natal, said Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha.

Ezemvelo Wildlife spokesperson Musa Mntambo said the two rangers were patrolling when they were attacked by three black rhinos.

One was injured on his left thigh and the other on his buttocks, Mntambo said.

Both men were stabilised on the scene and transported to a Richards Bay Hospital.


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