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Three 'rhino poachers' shot by rangers in South Africa

8 February 2011 Last updated at 11:36 GMT

Three suspected rhino poachers have been shot and killed by rangers in South Africa's Kruger National Park.

Security forces confronted a gang of five at the well-known tourist destination. Another member of the group was wounded.

South Africa has seen more than three hundred poaching incidents in the past year alone.

The BBC's Karen Allen reports.