Fortuna regrets to report one death at Lindero Mine,

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE: FSM) (TSX: FVI) regrets to announce that a death involving a worker employed by the Company occurred yesterday at the Lindero mine located in Salta, Argentina.

The unfortunate accident occurred at the conveyor stacking system and there were no other injuries associated with the incident. The Company has notified the appropriate governmental and local authorities and an investigation to determine the cause of the accident is currently underway. Stockpiling activities at the heap leach pad have been temporarily suspended for approximately 48 hours and the operation is also subject to a one-day safety shutdown. The company will provide support, assistance and advice to the worker’s family during this difficult time.

Jorge A. Ganoza, President, CEO and Director of Fortuna, said, “On behalf of Fortuna, we wish to express our deepest thoughts and condolences to the worker’s family, friends and colleagues during this time. . Mr. Ganoza added, “The health and safety of everyone at our mine sites is our top priority and we are committed to maintaining our goal of zero injuries.

About Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. is a Canadian precious metals mining company with four operating mines in Argentina, Burkina Faso, Mexico and Peru, and a fifth mine under construction in Ivory Coast. Sustainability is an integral part of all our operations and relationships. We produce gold and silver and generate long-term shared value for our stakeholders through efficient production, environmental protection and social responsibility. For more information, please visit our website.

ON BEHALF OF COUNCIL

Jorge A. Ganoza
President, CEO and Director
Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.

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