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GATA - THE GATA DISPATCH - March 22, 2015: Ethiopian warplanes reported to have attacked Nevsun gold mine in Eritrea.

Ethiopian warplanes reported to have attacked Nevsun gold mine in Eritrea

Submitted by cpowell on Sunday, March 22, 2015.
Ethiopian Planes Raided Bisha Gold Mine
From the Asmarino Independent
(Eritrean exile Internet site)
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Ethiopian fighter planes bombed the site of Eritrea's Bisha gold mine, reported Al-Sahafa, a leading Sudanese Arab daily in its March 21 edition.
According to the newspaper, heavy plumes of smoke and fire bellowed from the mine, located 150 kilometers from the capital city, Asmara.
At $300-$400 million in annual earnings, the gold mine is Eritrea's only source of revenue, the newspaper added.
The paper speculated that the raid might have been intended to distract public attention from the upcoming Ethiopian elections.
In related developments, has reported that Bisha gold mine sustained damages. It did not provide information on the nature or cause.
Reached at its headquarters in Canada, Nevsun Mining Co. asked to contact its local offices in Eritrea directly. They were not available for comment.
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