Do you remember the Aberfan disaster 50 years ago today? Know any details?

I remember the black & white TV coverage; desperate attempts to rescue the children and teachers in the primary school; those in the row of houses also covered in the slurry slide from the bing above. Was a farm also covered? Was not the Coal Board warned, in writing, BEFORE the event? Out of the 144 deaths,... show more I remember the black & white TV coverage; desperate attempts to rescue the children and teachers in the primary school; those in the row of houses also covered in the slurry slide from the bing above. Was a farm also covered? Was not the Coal Board warned, in writing, BEFORE the event?
Out of the 144 deaths, 116 children perished at 9.15 am 21 October 1966. Do we remember as we should?
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