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Archbishop of Wales Barry Morgan: 'An awful, awful tragedy'

The Archbishop of Wales, Reverend Barry Morgan, has talked about the anguish experienced by the families of the miners trapped in the flooded Gleision Coliery in the Swansea Valley, Wales.

The men became trapped 90m (295ft) below in the flooded Gleision Colliery near Pontardawe on Thursday morning.

  • 16 Sep 2011
  • From the section Wales