Hochschild Mining Reports 27 Fatalities Transport Accident in Peru
Hochschild Mining PLC announces that a road accident occurred involving a bus operated by one of the Company's contractors which was carrying workers from the Pallancata operation to the city of Arequipa in southern Peru. It said “It is with deep regret that 27 fatalities have been reported in addition to 13 injured.”
Hochschild Mining CEO Mr Ignacio Bustamante said “We are all devastated by this news and we have already started a thorough investigation. However, our immediate priorities are to support those involved in the accident and their families and to work together with the relevant authorities."