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Black bear kills Pogo explorer


Last updated 1/15/2018 at 2:32pm

Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo June 19 reported that a contract employee was fatally attacked by a bear while carrying out geological field work on the Interior Alaska gold property.

A second contract employee that was attacked was transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released the same day.

The victims were working at an exploratio...

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