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Pit explosion announced

Title
Pit explosion announced
Genre
Speech
TX Date
13 Jun 1975
Year of production
1975
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Duration
00:01:03
Description
Parliamentary speech by employment minister Albert Booth announcing an explosion at Houghton Main Colliery in south Yorkshire, with unknown causes resulting in five deaths and one man with serious injuries. Promises full investigation.
Further information
see: <http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/1975/jun/13/houghton-main-colliery-explosion>
Contributors
Albert Booth
Keywords
Deaths; Mining disasters; Coal mines; Explosions

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