Thor Explorations Ltd. Announces Private Placement of Up to US$15 million


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Vancouver, BC – Thor Explorations Ltd.(TSX-V: THX)("Thor" or the "Company") announces commencement of a private placement of up to 100,500,000 Common Shares of the Company at a price of $0.20, for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $20,100,000 (US$15,000,000) (the “Offering”).

The net proceeds of the Offering shall be used primarily for development of the Company's Segilola Gold Project in Nigeria (“Segilola”), further exploration in Nigeria and at the Company’s Douta Project in Senegal, and for general corporate purposes.

The Offering is subject to all necessary regulatory approvals, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. The securities being issued pursuant to the Offering will be subject to a four month hold period in accordance with applicable Canadian securities law. A finder’s fee may be payable to parties at arm’s length to the Company that have introduced the Company to certain subscribers participating in the Offering.

About Thor

Thor Explorations Ltd. is a Canadian mineral exploration company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties located in Nigeria, Senegal and Burkina Faso. Thor holds a 100% interest in the Segilola Gold Project located in Osun State of Nigeria and a 70% interest in the Douta Gold Project located in south-eastern Senegal. Thor also holds a 49% interest in the Bongui and Legue gold permits located in Houndé greenstone belt, south west Burkina Faso. Thor trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “THX”.

THOR EXPLORATIONS LTD.
Segun Lawson
President & CEO

For further information please contact:

Tel: 778-373-0102
Fax: 604-434-1487
Email: info@thorexpl.com

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This press release does not constitute an offer to purchase securities. The securities to be offered in the offering have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the benefit or account of, a U.S. person, except pursuant to an available exemption from such registration requirements.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Except for the statements of historical fact contained herein, the information presented constitutes “forward looking statements” within the meaning of certain securities laws, and is subject to important risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the completion of the acquisition of the Segilola Gold Project and the use of the proceeds of the private placement. The words “may”, “could”, “should”, “would”, “suspect”, “outlook”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “expect”, “intend”, “plan”, “target” and similar words and expressions are used to identify forward-looking information. The forward-looking information in this news release describes the Company’s expectations as of the date of this news release and accordingly, is subject to change after such date. Readers should not place undue importance on forward-looking information and should not rely upon this information as of any other date.While the Company may elect to, it does not undertake to update this information at any particular time.

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