Aberfan


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Aberfan

(ˌæbəˈvæn)
n
(Placename) a former coal-mining village in S Wales, in Merthyr Tydfil county borough: scene of a disaster in 1966 when a slag heap collapsed onto part of the village killing 144 people (including 116 children)
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Twda THE PHOTOGRAPHER who captured one of the defining images of the aftermath of the Aberfan disaster has died.
ROCK legend Jimi Hendrix visited Aberfan after driving through the night from London, it has been claimed.
Jimi said 'I don't want to go on Top of the Pops, I want to go to Aberfan, I want to go to the disaster site.
CLYWED y newyddion am Aberfan ar y radio gyda'r nos ddaru mi, ni blant rownd y bwrdd, a'r peth a gofiaf gliriaf yw Mam yn crio.
THE Queen has paid tribute to the "indomitable spirit" of the people of Aberfan 50 years after the disaster which killed 116 children and 28 adults.
The Prince of Wales visited Aberfan and privately laid a wreath bearing the words "Er bythol gof a chyda'r cydymdeiumlad dwysaf," meaning "In continuing memory and deepest sympathy.
Tomorrow marks 50 years since the Aberfan disaster, which claimed the lives of 144 people, including 116 children.
A SCHOOLBOY miraculously pulled alive from rubble during the Aberfan disaster 50 years ago has met his rescuers for the first time.
Pat Lee lost her eight-year-old daughter in the Aberfan tragedy ABERFAN: THE YOUNG WIVES CLUB ITV, 9pm FIFTY years ago, a colliery spoil tip in South Wales collapsed, killing 116 children and 28 adults.
15am on October 21, 1966, when 150,000 tonnes of stone and water burst, engulfing the junior school and the surrounding houses in the village of Aberfan.
THE mountain of coal waste that towered over the village was a familiar part of everyday life for the people of Aberfan.
Global Banking News-July 3, 2014--Barclays to close office in Aberfan, Wales