TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2022 /CNW/ - Magna Gold Corp.
(TSXV: MGR) (OTCQB: MGLQF) ("Magna" or the "Company"), deeply
regrets to report a fatal accident involving three employees at its
San Francisco Mine on February 15,
The accident occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. local time on February 15, 2022. Three mine employees
were in the fine ore storage area when a cave-in occurred. The
Company activated its safety protocols with the support of
specialized rescue teams and local authorities. The cause of the
cave-in is unclear at this time and an investigation will be
conducted to determine the cause of the accident.
The Company is providing all necessary support and assistance to
the families of the men who lost their lives in the tragedy. The
Company will also provide support and counseling to assist
employees and contractors at the site.
President and Chief Executive officer Arturo Bonillas stated: "Our thoughts and
prayers are with families, friends and colleagues during this
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President and CEO
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