South East Wales

Service marks 125 years since Llanerch colliery disaster

A service will be held to mark 125 years since a colliery disaster in south Wales.

On 6 February, 1890, 176 men and boys were killed when a massive explosion ripped though Llanerch colliery in Abersychan, Torfaen.

A service and exhibition will be held to commemorate the disaster and remember the people who died.

It is being held at Trinity church in Abersychan and begins at 18:00 GMT.

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