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SEMAFO: Attack on the Road Between Fada and Boungou in Est Region

CNW Group - Wed Nov 6, 8:45AM CST

SEMAFO Inc. (TSX:SMF.TO) (OMX:SMF) ("SEMAFO") regrets to report there was an attack on the road between Fada and the Boungou Mine site in the Est region of Burkina Faso. The incident happened approximately 40 kilometers from the Boungou Mine. The convoy, escorted by military personnel, comprised five buses transporting SEMAFO national employees, contractors and suppliers. Information currently has several fatalities and injuries. We will issue a more fulsome statement when complete details are known.

Boungou mine site remains secured and our operations are not affected. We are actively working with all levels of authorities to ensure the on-going safety and security of our employees, contractors and suppliers.

The Company would like to express its sincere sympathy to families of the victims in addition to its firm support of Burkina Faso's security forces.

About SEMAFO

SEMAFO is a Canadian-based intermediate gold producer with over twenty years' experience building and operating mines in West Africa. The Corporation operates two mines, the Mana and Boungou Mines in Burkina Faso. SEMAFO is committed to building value through responsible mining of its quality assets and leveraging its development pipeline.

SOURCE SEMAFO

View original content: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2019/06/c4912.html

SOURCE: SEMAFO

SEMAFO : John Jentz, Vice-President, Corporate Development & Investor Relations,
Email: John.Jentz@semafo.com; Ruth Hanna, Analyst, Investor Relations, Email:
Ruth.Hanna@semafo.com, Tel. local & overseas: +1 (514) 744 4408, North America
Toll-Free: 1 (888) 744 4408, Website: www.semafo.com

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