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Intrusion at North Mara Results in Casualty

November 27, 2023

Intrusion at North Mara Results in Casualty

Press Release

North Mara Gold Mine, Tanzania – On 26 November 2023 during heavy rain, approximately sixty (60) intruders gained access to Nyabigena Open Cast Pit at North Mara, overwhelming the unarmed private security contractors.

Police found an intruder injured on one of the pit’s working benches and transported the injured person to a nearby hospital for treatment, where he unfortunately passed away due to his injuries.

The nature of the deceased’s injury and the cause of his death have not yet been established, however it appears that the deceased suffered injuries after falling approximately 10m from the pit’s working benches onto the bench below. Further investigation is underway.


Investor and media relations
Kathy du Plessis
+44 20 7557 7738
Email: barrick@dpapr.com

Corporate communications and country liaison manager
Georgia Mutagahywa
+255 754 711 215
Email: georgia.mutagahywa@barrick.com