IAMGOLD Corporation reports that an incident involving the security escort of a convoy of two busses occurred on August 31, 2021 approximately 115 km from the Essakane Gold Mine in Burkina Faso, on the route from Ouagadougou.
The situation has been resolved, with one member of a government security force sustaining injuries. The workforce and local community are otherwise safe. At this time, the Company does not expect any negative impact on production from this incident. The Company continues to monitor and assess the situation and evolve its security protocols.