This was announced by the official representative of the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism of Namibia, Romeo Muyunda.

“Since the discovery of 11 dead rhinos in the Etosha National Park, all law enforcement forces have been mobilized in order to get on the trail of poachers,” Xinhua news agency quoted him as saying.

Muyunda noted that the detainees had already been charged under four articles.

During the searches, they found two SUVs, five rifles with cartridges and more than $3,000.

Earlier, Natalya Dronova, coordinator of species conservation projects at the World Wildlife Fund, in an interview with RT, spoke about rare species of animals in Russian reserves and methods for increasing the population.