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Cambrian Colliery Disaster 1965

Duration: 02:16

News report from Wales Today on the mining disaster in 1965 in the Cambrian colliery in Clydach Vale, Rhondda. Thirty-one miners lost their lives in an explosion underground. It shows the rescue team, local people lining the streets waiting for news of loved ones and views of the mine itself.

Available since: Wed 19 Dec 2012

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