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What was the Aberfan disaster, when did happen and how many people were killed?

AT 9.15am on October 21, 1966, a disaster struck a small Welsh mining community which would devastate the village for a generation. Aberfan, the name of the village, is now synonymous with tragedy after 116 children and 28 adults lost their lives as they were crushed or drowned in coal slurry. More than 150,000 tonnes [ ]


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