The site of the world's worst nuclear power accident in the former USSR (now Ukraine) on April 25, 1986. The Chernobyl accident killed more than 30 people immediately, and as a result of the high radiation levels in the surrounding 20-mile radius, 135,000 people had to be evacuated.

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