Oct 23 (Reuters) - Petra Diamonds Ltd reported a 17 percent fall in its first-quarter revenue after the government of Tanzania seized a consignment of diamonds from the company’s Williamson mine.
Revenue was $78.7 million in the quarter ended Sept. 30. Net debt rose to $613.8 million at Sept.30 from $555.3 million as of June 30.
Petra, which owns the Cullinan mine in South Africa, maintained its full-year production guidance of between 4.8 million carats and 5.0 million carats. (Reporting by Sanjeeban Sarkar in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)