The Canadian Press

1998-06-30 | Westray

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The families of the 26 men killed in the Westray mine explosion felt the justice system had failed them. Six years after the Nova Scotia coal mine blew up, prosecutors stayed charges against two former mine managers on charges of manslaughter and criminal negligence. They said the experts felt there was conflicting evidence on what caused the explosion. Allen Martin lost a brother in the blast and was shocked by the news.

Date: 1998-06-30
Placeline: Stellarton, NS, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we are the words complete frustration anger a this should be a wake up call the everyone I mean all the crimes were committed here by every level from mine inspector for the top levels of government and not a soul prosecute it's not much Texan for anybody else >>

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