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Tuesday, 6 October 2009

Yes, we do have a sixth sense: The in-depth study of our intriguing dreams that convinced one doctor

On Friday, October 21, 1966, a mountain of coal waste, perched above the Welsh mining village of Aberfan, broke loose and came flowing down uncontrollably.
Destabilised by recent rains, a river of black coal sludge, water and boulders bore down on Aberfan. It steamrollered over a tiny cottage halfway down the slope, thundered through Pantglas Junior School, obliterated a further 20 houses - then finally came to rest.
A total of 144 people, including many children, were crushed or suffocated to death in one of Britain's most horrific peacetime tragedies.

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