Chris Margetts from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service
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Welsh mine rescue: 'We have located second miner'

The families of four miners missing in a flooded mine have learnt that a second as yet unidentified body has been found.

Phillip Hill, Charles Breslin, David Powell and Garry Jenkins became trapped when the Gleision Colliery near Swansea flooded on Thursday morning.

Chris Margetts, from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, said the first dead miner was found at the bottom of the main shaft and the second was found where he had been working.

  • 16 Sep 2011
  • From the section Wales
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