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Further statement on Pontardawe mining incident

**Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan said: ** “I am extremely saddened to hear that one of the miners has been found dead. My heartfelt condolences…

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**Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan said: **

“I am extremely saddened to hear that one of the miners has been found dead. My heartfelt condolences go out to the families at this distressing time.

“I know that the emergency services have been working extremely hard. I am being continually updated and my thoughts are with all involved as they continue to manage this most difficult situation.”

Published 16 September 2011