It has been 33 years since the Chernobyl disaster – the worst nuclear catastrophe in human history.
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In the early hours of 26 April 1986, one of four nuclear reactors at the Chernobyl power station exploded. Chernobyl is north of Kiev, Ukraine.
Since the explosion an area of more than 4,000 square kilometres has been abandoned.
There is no official account of how many died and suffered as a result of the meltdown, and the health implications of the disaster have long been debated.
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