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Forces move in on Buriticá illegal miners

A multi-agency government force has commenced a month-long operation to permanently close illegal mines and processing plants operating within Continental Gold’s Buriticá concessions in Antioquia, Colombia, following a January closure resolution by the National Mining Agency (ANM).

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Some 1,500 police and army personnel were drafted in to remove about 6,000 illegal miners from Buriticá

Some 1,500 police and army personnel were drafted in to remove about 6,000 illegal miners from the area.