El Nino Ventures Identifies New Copper Mineralized Zone on Properties in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)



    
    TSX.V: ELN
    OTCBB: ELNOF
    FRANKFURT: E7Q

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    -   New copper mineralized zone identified.
    -   Airborne geophysics survey well underway.
    -   5,000 meters of drilling will be completed before the rainy season.
    -   Presently negotiating acquisition of new research permits.
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    VANCOUVER, Sept. 20 /CNW/ - El Nino Ventures Inc. ("El Nino") (TSX.V:
ELN; OTCBB: ELNOF; Frankfurt: E7Q) is pleased to announce that a new copper
mineralized zone has been identified on its properties in the Democratic
Republic of Congo (DRC). This zone is just two kilometers away from the center
of our already identified main zone that was outlined using the IRIS remote
sensing survey. Several samples have been taken all of which contain
substantial visible copper mineralization. These samples will be assayed
shortly. This zone is being mapped and interpreted by our geological team and
will be incorporated into our forthcoming 5,000 meter drill program.
    Our previously announced 5.000 meter drill program will be completed
before the rainy season and we anticipate starting our drilling campaign in
early October. The previously announced, mid September start date has been
revised to early October due to drill availability. An airborne geophysical
survey is well under way and should be completed in the next two weeks, with
final interpretation shortly thereafter.
    Jean Luc Roy, President of El Nino states: "I am presently in the DRC
(Congo) and very pleased with the progress we are making in the field. Despite
a minor delay in the start of our drill program we will be able to meet our
objective of completing 5,000 meters before the rainy season. The new copper
zone identified is visually very impressive and I look forward to
incorporating it into our drill program plans. I am also actively seeking new
acquisitions in the DRC while I am here and I will report back on this matter
in the near future."

    About El Nino Ventures Inc.

    El Nino Ventures is a junior exploration company, whose corporate
objective is to revisit former mining regions and apply the latest
technologies to advanced stage exploration targets. El Nino has acquired a 70%
interest in over 350 square kilometers in the world renowned copper belt in
the Democratic Republic of Congo. In addition to our copper project in the
Congo, El Nino is currently in the middle of a 25,000 meter drill program on
the Bathurst Mining Camp via an option/joint venture agreement with Xstrata
Zinc.

    On Behalf of the Board of Directors

    (signed)

    Jean Luc Roy, President and CEO

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release
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the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of
1934, as amended. All statements, other than statements of historical fact,
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accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from
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actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations are
disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time with the British
Columbia Securities Commission and the United States Securities & Exchange
Commission. This email should not be construed as an offer to buy or sell
securities of this company.





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