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Iamgold convoy attacked in Burkina Faso

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A convoy transporting staff and contractors for Iamgold’s Essakane gold mine in northern Burkina Faso was attacked on Friday, and two people were still unaccounted for, the Canadian mining company said.

Iamgold said the incident involved 33 people in three buses, and three supply trucks travelling on the road from Dori, approximately 12 kilometres from the Essakane mine.

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