High River Gold Mines Ltd.

High River Gold Mines Ltd.

September 11, 2009 17:30 ET

High River Gold Reports Two Accidental Deaths at Irokinda Mine

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2009) - High River Gold Mines Ltd. ("High River" or the "Company") (TSX:HRG) reports with sadness today the deaths of two of its miners due to an underground accident at its Irokinda Gold Mine. A rockfall occurred during routine roof maintenance 200 metres underground, killing two workers. This area of the mine has been closed pending investigation of the accident by High River representatives and government authorities. The Company would like to offer its heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and co-workers of the deceased.

About High River

High River is a gold company with interests in producing mines and advanced exploration projects in Burkina Faso and Russia.

Contact Information

  • High River Gold Mines Ltd.
    Dan Hrushewsky
    Vice President Investor Relations
    (416) 947 1440
    (416) 360 0010 (FAX)