An accident has occurred at First Majestic Silver Corp’s La Encantada Silver Mine in Coahuila, Mexico, which resulted in the death of four miners.
The Canadian mining company released a statement on October 3 stating that the fatalities occurred as a result of gas intoxication.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the families during this tragic time. Safety is a top priority at First Majestic and we will continue to work to prevent such accidents from occurring.”
– Keith Neumeyer, President and CEO of First Majestic Silver Corp.
Both the company and authorities are investigating the tragic incident.