The Zimparks rangers who were killed by suspected Zambian nationals were buried yesterday, The Herald reports. Timothy Tembo was buried in Kariba while Chidumo Mabarani was buried in Gokwe.
At Tembo’s burial In Kariba, Zimparks deputy director-general Geoffreys Matipano expressed Zimparks sadness over the unfortunate incident and said:
This is a very unfortunate incident and as Parks we are very much concerned with our people’s safety. These are our workers, these are rangers who were on duty. This is national duty, protecting the natural resource, including wildlife and fish.
We are aware that the incident was perpetrated by people from across the border. This issue is being handled by appropriate structures
Tembo and Mabarani were killed by the poachers they had apprehended. Their bodies were retrieved from Lake Kariba on Tuesday.
More: The Herald
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