General view of the Aberfan Disaster scene.At 9.15 am on Friday 21 October 1966, after days of rain, a mining waste tip
General view of the Aberfan Disaster scene.At 9.15 am on Friday 21 October 1966, after days of rain, a mining waste tip slid down a mountainside into the village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales. It first destroyed a farm cottage in its path, killing all the occupants, before engulfing 20 houses and Pantglas Junior School where pupils had just returned to class after singing All Things Bright and Beautiful" at assembly. The toll was 144 dead, 116 of them children"
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