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Golden Star Reports a fatality at the Prestea Gold Mine

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Global Mining Review,

Golden Star Resources Ltd. is deeply saddened to report that a fatal accident occurred yesterday afternoon at our Prestea Gold Mine. The incident occurred in the main access drive on 17 level which is currently being developed. Our employee was fatally injured when he became trapped in the drive as one of the ore carts on a locomotive derailed.

The relevant authorities have been notified and there will be a full investigation to establish the exact causes of the accident. As a sign of respect to our colleague we have suspended all activities underground at Prestea for today.

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