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ST. PETER PORT, Guernsey, March 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Avnel Gold Mining Limited (TSX: AVK) - Developments in Mali yesterday, overnight and this morning are being closely monitored by Avnel.
Mr. Roy Meade, Executive Director of Operations based at Kalana reports that mining and exploration activities at the mine site are continuing as normal and conditions in the surrounding communities are completely calm. The road between the Kalana Mine Site and the capital, Bamako, remains open.
Mr. Abdoul Karim Maiga, Avnel's in-Country Manager based in the capital Bamako, reports that resistance to the coup has waned and that the situation in Bamako is presently calm.
Communications remain open as normal and arrangements are being investigated to ensure continuity of supply of locally procured consumables such as diesel.
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