Awful pit explosion in Germany kills more than 250 people.
Full title reads: "Alsdorf. Terrible colliery disaster. More than 250 killed and hundreds more injured in Europe's worst pit explosion for many years."
Shots of collapsed pit top buildings. It looks as if a large part of the building has fallen in on itself. Crowds of people have gathered round. Various shots of people standing around and looking.
Men work to repair buildings. Men look over damage.
Ambulance men stand by stretchers. Mines rescue men walk past wearing breathing apparatus. Ambulance men walk out with body on stretcher. Men work next to collapsed pithead and winding wheel.
An injured coal miner, black with dust, is helped out.
More shots of wreckage.