Fortuna provides exploration update for the Caylloma Mine, Peru

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM)(TSX:FVI) is pleased to provide results for step-out drilling on the Animas NE vein at the Caylloma Mine in Peru. Assay results are included for nineteen drill holes completed during the fourth quarter of 2016 and the first quarter of 2017. The new drill results confirm the continuation of high-grade silver, lead and zinc mineralization at depth below current mining on the Animas NE vein.