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Statement from Welsh Secretary on the trapped miners in Pontardawe

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The Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan has expressed her deep concern over miners trapped in Gleision Colliery, near Cilybebyll in Pontardawe today…

The Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan has expressed her deep concern over miners trapped in Gleision Colliery, near Cilybebyll in Pontardawe today, 15th September 2011.

She said: “My thoughts are with the miners, their families and the emergency services working to free them. I am receiving regular updates from the Police Services and I will be praying for the safe rescue of all involved.”