August 29, 2017 / 6:20 PM / a year ago

Canada's Eldorado Gold says employee dies at Greece mine

(Reuters) - Canadian miner Eldorado Gold said on Tuesday a contractor died in an accident at its under-construction Skouries gold and copper mine in Greece.

An investigation related to the incident is underway, Eldorado said.

The employee was struck by a branch from a falling tree on Monday, the company said.

The mine is expected to start production in 2020.

Reporting by Ahmed Farhatha in Bengaluru; Editing by Sai Sachin Ravikumar

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