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Aberfan disaster - Wikipedia


The Aberfan disaster was the catastrophic collapse of a colliery spoil tip in the Welsh village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil, that killed 116 children and 28 adults ...

BBC ON THIS DAY | 21 | 1966: Aberfan - a generation wiped out


Your memories of the disaster in the Welsh mining village which left 144 people dead. ... It took just five minutes for the coal tip above Aberfan to slide down the ...

Aberfan 50th anniversary: Photos reveal full horror of disaster which ...


16 hours ago ... For an entire generation, the word Aberfan instantly evokes heartbreaking memories of one of the worst disasters in British history. The small ...

What was the Aberfan disaster, when did it happen and how many ...


17 hours ago ... AT 9.15am on Friday, October 21, 1966, a disaster struck a small Welsh mining community which would devastate the village for a generation.

Aberfan Disaster: Page 1 - Alan George's Old Merthyr Tydfil


Photographs of the Aberfan Disaster 1966, Merthyr Tydfil.

Survivors mark 50 years since Aberfan disaster - Sky News


1 day ago ... A survivor of the Aberfan disaster has spoken publicly for the first time, 50 years after the coal tip collapsed on to his school in South Wales.

October 21, 1966: Generation of children lost in Aberfan as coal ...


A tribunal to examine the causes of the Aberfan disaster began on October 26 and lasted 76 days. NCB chairman Lord Robens conceded that the organisation  ...

The Aberfan disaster: What happened that day? | Wales - ITV News


22 hours ago ... Read the latest Wales stories, The Aberfan disaster: What happened that day? on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Wales news.

Wales falls silent on 50th anniversary of Aberfan disaster - ITV News


20 hours ago ... Wales has fallen silent to mark the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, which cost the lives of 116 schoolchildren and 28 adults.

Aberfan: Prince of Wales among those marking disaster's 50th ...


13 hours ago ... Prince Charles reads a message from the Queen to mark 50 years since the Aberfan disaster. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters.

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Aberfan disaster: 50th anniversary marked with silence - BBC News


14 hours ago ... Wales falls silent as the country remembers the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, in which 144 people - 116 of them children - died.

Aberfan Disaster Description


The Aberfan Disaster. Brief Description. At 9.15 am on Friday, October 21, 1966 a waste tip slid down a mountainside into the mining village of Aberfan, near ...

Aberfan disaster that claimed 144 victims marked with silence on ...


20 hours ago ... The community devastated by the Aberfan disaster will fall silent today as people mark the 50th anniversary of the horrifying landslide that ...