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Wales falls silent on 50th anniversary of Aberfan disaster

Wales has fallen silent to mark the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, which cost the lives of 116 schoolchildren and 28 adults.

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Charles delivers Queen's message to Aberfan mourners

Prince Charles has delivered a personal message from the Queen in which she pays tribute to the "indomitable spirit" of the people of Aberfan on the 50th anniversary of the coalslide disaster that claimed 144 lives.

Her Majesty also made reference to the poet who wrote that "all the elements of tragedy are here" after attending the devastated Welsh village.

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