Tag: Disaster

Posted in Wales

IN MEMORIUM

Fifty-Two years ago today, at 9:30 in the morning, a colliery waste tip slid down a mountainside and slammed into the very heart of the…

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Posted in Wales

ABERFAN

At 9.15 am on Friday, October 21, 1966 a waste tip slid down a mountainside into the mining village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil in…

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THE BLAME GAME

Almost as soon as the news broke that a Malaysian airliner had crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, rumours began circulating…

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