Nationwide minute's silence to be held to remember 50th anniversary of Aberfan disaster

Nationwide minute's silence to be held to remember 50th anniversary of Aberfan disaster
 

The 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster should be marked by a nationwide moment of silence, Theresa May has said.
The mining village in South Wales was hit by an avalanche of coal waste on October 21 1966, claiming the lives of 116 children and 28 adults.
Gerald Jones, Labour MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney, asked Mrs May if she agreed that the nation should join members of his constituency to mark the tragedy on Friday.
Speaking during Prime Minister's Questions, he said: "On Friday morning at 9.15am, the anniversary of the disaster, the people in the community along with... read more

 
19 October 2016 in World News, Views: 39
Source: Daily Record
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