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Senghenydd mining disaster is remembered 100 years on

14 October 2013 Last updated at 21:35 BST

Britain's worst ever mining disaster has been remembered a century after 439 miners and one rescuer lost their lives in an explosion at Senghenydd in South Wales.

A new monument has been unveiled on the site of the old mine and a memorial garden opened to remember more than 5,000 miners killed in accidents across Wales since the 18th century.

Hywel Griffith reports.

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