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
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Photographs of the Aberfan Disaster 1966, Merthyr Tydfil.
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.
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
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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.
13 hours ago ... Prince Charles reads a message from the Queen to mark 50 years since the
Aberfan disaster. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters.