Gleision disaster anniversary

Two years ago today, four miners died in the Gleision Colliery in the Swansea Valley. It was Wales' worst mining disaster in recent times. On Friday, a memorial stone in memory of the men who died was unveiled.

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Gleision Colliery memorial to be unveiled

A major rescue operation was launched after the mine flooded

A memorial stone in recognition of the miners who lost their lives in the Gleision Colliery disaster will be officially unveiled today.

David Powell, 50, Garry Jenkins, 39, Charles Breslin, 62, and Phillip Hill, 44, lost their lives when the mine flooded in September 2011.

The stone is located on the site of the former Tareni Colliery, a short distance from the entrance of Gleision Colliery.

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