International Kirkland Minerals Inc.

International Kirkland Minerals Inc.

September 20, 2007 14:51 ET

International Kirkland Announces an Update From the Rupert River Uranium Property, Quebec

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 20, 2007) - International Kirkland Minerals Inc. ("IKI" / the "Company") (TSX:IKI) announces assay results from a third batch of diamond drill core samples taken from the drilling campaign at the Company's 900 km2 Rupert River Uranium Property (the "Property"), located in the James Bay Mining District of northern Quebec.

Diamond drilling was completed at the Lacroix Lake East Anomaly ("LEA"), which has the highest and most abundant historical surface lake-bottom sediments and bedrock U3O8 anomalies, as well as airborne radiometric and ground scintillometer responses. A total of 38 drill holes have been completed for 2,580 meters of drilling. IKI has received assays from two holes, IKI-45 and IKI-79, where scintillometer readings showed 150 cps to 500 cps over 27.0m and 58.2m core lengths, respectively. U3O8 assay results from IKI-45 returned 11.7m averaging 0.015% U3O8 and IKI-79 returned 7.5m of 0.013% U3O8. Assays are pending for a further 36 holes at LEA.

Drill core was logged, sampled, bagged, sealed and shipped to ALS-Chemex Laboratory (Val-d'Or, Quebec, and North Vancouver, B.C.) for ICP 48 element analysis. Samples are received at the lab, bar coded, weighed, crush to 70% under 2 mm, riffle split, and pulverized to 85% under 75 microns.

IKI previously released all results from the 43 hole 3,120m drill campaign of the Lacroix Lake West Anomaly ("LWA") in IKI news releases dated June 26 and August 14, 2007. Results showed that 30 holes intersected anomalous uranium (greater than 80 ppm or 0.008% U3O8) cutting higher grade uranium values in 4 holes: 0.096% U3O8 over 2.45 m (IKI-32), including 0.394% U3O8 over 0.35 m; 0.014% U3O8 over 7.50 m (IKI-12) drilled approximately 700 m NE of IKI-32; 0.010% U3O8 over 7.10 m (IKI-20); 0.013% U3O8 over 6.00 m (IKI-21).

The work continues to confirm a primary source for the uranium within the overall 10 km wide uranium corridor encompassing the LWA and LEA. Holes IKI-45 and IKI-79 at LEA are 1 km apart along a NW-SE direction from Lacroix Lake. LWA hole IKI-12 is 3 km NW of Lacroix Lake, IKI-32 is 4 km W, and IKI-20 and IKI-21 are 3 km to the SE.

Additional in-fill drilling (30 holes / 3,000 m) is planned immediately to follow up these intersections. A further 100 holes are planned at the 10 km by 5 km, 4 km by 2 km and 6 km by 2 km Du Glas Lake and Nescauso Lake uranium anomalies later this year. These anomalies are situated about 50 km NE of Lacroix Lake.

Mr. Jean Lafleur, P. Geo., the Company's Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 is responsible for the technical information contained in this release.


Dan M. Clark, President

The forgoing information may contain forward-looking statements relating to the future performance of IKI. Forward looking statements, specifically those concerning future performance, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. These risks and uncertainties are detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the appropriate regulatory authorities.

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