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NEWS

April 10, 2006

Southern Silver Closes Non-Brokered Private Placement
Southern Silver Exploration Corp. reported today that the company has now closed the previously reported $600,000 non-brokered private placement (April 3 rd , 2006) of 600,000 common shares at a price of $1.00. All the common shares issued pursuant to this unit offering, including share purchase warrants exercisable at $1.00 for two years, carry a legend restricting the shares from trading for a period of four months to August 8 th , 2006.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

"Robert E. Swenarchuk"
Robert E. Swenarchuk, Director
Southern Silver Exploration Corp.

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