Category:Senghenydd colliery disaster

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English: The Senghenydd colliery disaster, also known as the Senghenydd explosion (Tanchwa Senghennydd in Welsh), occurred in Senghenydd, near Caerphilly, Glamorgan, Wales, on 14 October 1913. The explosion, caused by firedamp (methane), killed 439 coal miners and one rescuer. As at 2016, it is the worst mining accident in the United Kingdom, and one of the most serious globally in terms of loss of life.
<nowiki>Сенгенидский взрыв; センゲニード炭鉱爆発事故; Tanchwa Senghennydd; Senghenyddin kaivosturma; Senghenydd Colliery Disaster; كارثة منجم سنغينيد; самая крупная авария в шахтах Великобритании, унёсшая жизни 439 человек; damwaith gwaith mwyngloddio, Glofa Universal; Mining explosion in 1913; センゲニード炭鉱事故</nowiki>
Senghenydd Colliery Disaster 
Mining explosion in 1913
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LocationUniversal Colliery
Point in time
  • 14 October 1913
Number of deaths
  • 439
Map51° 36′ 41.04″ N, 3° 16′ 52.68″ W
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