Yesterday, on April 26, was anniversary of Chernobyl disaster – the world’s biggest nuclear catastrophe.
This photo gallery contains images of destroyed part of nuclear plant, people involved in fire liquidation, equipment contaminated with radioactive particles. Inscriptions warn of high level of contamination.
Disaster and Chernobyl Nuclear Plant took place on April 26, 1986. It resulted in pollution of Western USSR and large part of Europe with large quantity of radioactive particles.
Many people died when fighting fire in the 4th nuclear reactor, more than 600 000 people were involved in liquidation of the disaster.
115 thousand people were displaced and never came back to their homes.
Today area of Chernobyl disaster is limited by 30 km zone.