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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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A SOMBRE Olivia Colman recreates the Queen's visit to the aftermath of the Aberfan disaster for The Crown.
Filming for the show's third series has taken place at various locations in South Wales so far, with an episode in the upcoming third series covering the Aberfan disaster.
Filming for the show's third series has taken place at various locations in Wales so far, with an episode in the upcoming series covering the Aberfan disaster.
ACTOR Tobias Menzies has been filming Aberfan disaster funeral scenes as Prince Philip for The Crown.
ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: The Prince of Wales planted a tree a the memorial garden for the Aberfan disaster.
ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: The Prince of Wales planted a tree in the memorial garden for the Aberfan disaster, which killed 116 children and 28 adults.
I WAS only six when those innocent little children and adults died in such a horrific way in the Aberfan disaster.
THE photographer behind these previously unseen images of the Aberfan disaster has spoken of the horror and devastation he saw more than 50 years ago.
PRINCE Charles has planted a tree in the memorial garden for the Aberfan disaster, which killed 116 children and 28 adults 50 years ago yesterday.
Aberfan disaster marked WELSH actors Michael Sheen, Sian Phillips and Jonathan Pryce, left, are set to star in a 60-minute BBC film marking 50 years since the Aberfan disaster.
I am old enough to remember the stinking smoldering slag heaps of West and South Yorkshire, they have all gone, and quite right too, flattened aftter the Aberfan disaster.