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Centerra Gold Reports Casualty At Kumtor Mine

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Centerra Gold Inc. (TSX: CG) reports a fatality at its Kumtor mine in the Kyrgyz Republic. A vehicle mechanic died of injuries sustained Tuesday while inspecting a pickup truck in the field, the company says. An internal investigation has begun, and Kumtor management is working with Kyrgyz regulatory authorities, Centerra says. “Centerra and Kumtor are deeply saddened by this event and extend our deepest condolences to the individual's family, friends and colleagues," says Scott Perry, Centerra's chief executive officer, adding that the company is “committed to the well-being of our employees and contractors on all of our sites.”

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