Patrol Team Kills Three Poachers (Botswana)


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A Botswana Defence Force (BDF) patrol team deployed in the Kwando area shot and killed three poachers who were in possession of elephant tusks on May 15.

A statement from BDF directorate of protocol and public affairs stated that BDF was exercising its mission of defending Botswana’s territorial integrity and national interests.

BDF commended Namibian rangers for information, which led to the successful interception of the poachers. The matter had since been handed over to Botswana Police Service for conclusion.