Kyrgyz court fines Centerra unit Kumtor $98 mln

Wed May 25, 2016 8:59am EDT
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BISHKEK May 25 (Reuters) - A court in Kyrgyzstan fined the country's biggest gold miner Kumtor Operating Company, a unit of Canada's Centerra Gold, 6.7 billion some ($98 million) for environmental damage on Wednesday.

Kumtor's lawyers told reporters at the hearing that they would appeal the ruling. (Reporting by Olga Dzyubenko; Writing by Olzhas Auyezov; Editing by Dmitry Solovyov)