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Mine Deaths: Third Tragedy Hits Welsh Valley

Wales : United Kingdom | Sep 17, 2011 at 12:54 PM PDT
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Welsh mine tragedy: Official inquiry launched

17th Sep 2011: The four miners in a SOUTH WALES MINE due to collapse in the Swansea Valley.The communities living around the valley were shocked two days before a five-year-old Gleision Colliery was killed in the valley and the rescuers recovered his dead body.

A car rolled him down and drive away at his home and hit him he was shifted to the hospital but later pronounced dead it is said that the cars handbrake has been released.

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