Two women hug at Pontardawe Community Centre
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Communities pledge support to bereaved mining families

Communities in Wales have pledged their support for the bereaved family members of four miners who died at the Gleision Colliery, near Pontardawe.

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

Tragedy struck as they were working 90m (295ft) underground on Thursday.

Jenny Hill has been looking at how people in the area have been dealing with the tragedy.

  • 17 Sep 2011
  • From the section UK