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Kellingley colliery should be shut, says widow

A miner who died when a roof collapsed at a North Yorkshire pit has been named by UK Coal as 49-year-old father-of-two Gerry Gibson.

Two men were trapped by falling debris at Kellingley colliery on Tuesday.

UK Coal, the company which runs the pit, said earlier it was at a loss to explain the cause.

Carole Cameron, whose husband died at the mine in 2009, told the BBC's Ed Thomas that for another death to happen was appalling.

  • 28 Sep 2011
  • From the section UK
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