'Difficult' rescue operation under way to free men trapped in mine
A rescue operation is under way after four men became trapped in a drift mine in the Swansea Valley.
They are stuck in a ventilation shaft at the Gleision Colliery, near Cilybebyll, Pontardawe.
Supt Phil Davies of South Wales Police, called it a difficult rescue operation and said the families of the trapped men had been informed.
Three other men had earlier escaped from the colliery, one of whom is in hospital.
15 Sep 2011
- From the section Wales