Today is 26th anniversary of accident at 4th power unit of Chernobyl NPP

10:37, 26 April 2012
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Today is the 26th anniversary of accident at the 4th power unit of Chernobyl NPP.

 

An accident took place on April 26, 1986: an explosion completely destroyed the 4th reactor.

115 thousands people were evacuated of 30 km zone around the NPP after an accident.

Chernobyl NPP was closed on December 15, 2000.

Scores of people perished during elimination of accident, many of them became invalids.

 

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