death: Celebs Rumors

+1449

Chernobyl graveyard where hundreds of radioactive tanks and helicopters lie rotting

Chernobyl exclusion zone.In 1986, one of the reactors at the power plant exploded and burned, emitting deadly radiation throughout the former Soviet Union.While the UN estimates that just 50 deaths can be attributed to the disaster, it later predicted that a further 4,000 may die from the after-effects.Scientists believe the zone around the former plant – in what is now Ukraine – will not be habitable for up to 20,000 years.During the clear-up operation, helicopters, tanks, fire engines and trucks were utilised to clean radioactive debris and dump materials into the reactor.Rather than clean and return the vehicles, authorities decided to keep them as far away from the public as possible.Many of them are now lying dormant in the exclusion
dailystar.co.uk

Related Celebs Rumors