Six Bells colliery disaster memorial unveiled

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The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has unveiled a memorial to the victims of the Six Bells mining disaster near Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent.

On 28 June 1960 an underground explosion at the Six Bells colliery in Blaenau Gwent killed 45 miners.

A giant steel statue of a miner, called the Guardian, has been unveiled as a memorial to them. Nick Palit reports.

Statue to remember mine disaster

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