Gleision Colliery in Swansea Valley
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Four trapped miners confirmed dead in Gleision Colliery

The search for four miners trapped underground in a flooded Swansea Valley colliery has ended with the discovery of the last body.

They were working 90m (295ft) down in Gleision Colliery near Pontardawe on Thursday when tragedy struck.

The bodies of Charles Breslin, 62, David Powell, 50, Garry Jenkins, 39, and Phillip Hill, 45, who all lived locally, were discovered on Friday.

Robert Hall reports.

  • 16 Sep 2011
  • From the section UK