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Continental Gold reports attack on its workers in Colombia

Staff Writer | September 21, 2018
Continental Gold announced that the company has learned that a residence, in which exploration geologists and contractors were staying, was criminally attacked in the middle of the night.
Continental Gold
LatAm   This tragedy took place in the village of Ochalí
This tragedy took place in the village of Ochalí in the municipality of Yaramul, Antioquia, which is located within the boundaries of the company's Berlin project.

This is unrelated to the Buriticá project as it is located over eight hours away by road.

etails at this point are unclear as to the severity of the attack but the worst is feared. Initial indications are that the attack was carried out by a dissident group of ex-FARC members.

The company is fully cooperating with authorities and is working with the families affected.