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Aberfan

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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Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court heard McGregor put the Report Of The Tribunal Of Inquiry Into The Aberfan Disaster on the site for PS400.
After the Aberfan disaster on October 21, 1966, the photographer spent several days capturing images of the aftermath of the tragedy.
Even half a century on, the facts of the Aberfan disaster are no less shocking and resonate throughout Wales.
The First Minister said, We will never forget the men, women and school children who tragically lost their lives in the Aberfan disaster 50 years ago.
ON THE One of the films he shot which he recently converted to DVD and posted You-Tube is of the aftermath of the 1966 Aberfan disaster where 144 people, including 116 children were when a colliery spoil tip collapsed on to a primary school and cottage.
FORMER pupils of a Holme Valley school which closed in the wake of the Aberfan disaster have been invited to attend a reunion.
Almost one in three survivors of the Aberfan disaster are still suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder 37 years on, a new study says today.
T] he Aberfan disaster is a terrifying tale of bungling ineptitude by many men charged with tasks for which they were totally unfitted, of failure to heed clear warnings, and of total lack of direction from above.
Heap of trouble: A policeman carries away a young survivor from the Aberfan disaster which killed 116 children and 28 adults in 1966 when a slag heap collapsed on to a school.
FAMILIES of the Aberfan disaster victims last night called on the Government to return pounds 2 million "stolen" from their relief fund more than 30 years ago.
AN AMERICAN photojournalist has been honoured for his work relating to the Aberfan disaster.
SURVIVORS of the Aberfan disaster said the tragedy's anniversary was something of a double-edged sword 50 years to the day a mountain of liquefied coal crashed into Pantglas Junior School killing 116 children and 28 adults.