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Chernobyl Accident (2)

In this article we will discuss Chernobyl Accident (2)

The sites were evacuated and resettlement was done for the affected people. The radiations released affected ground water and surface waters, affecting large areas of Europe. 131 Iodine and 137 Cesium are the most dangerous amongst the 20-odd radioactive elements released during Chernobyl disaster. As per the Soviet Health Ministry, 31-persons died shortly after the disaster. Of the 276,614 people who worked for rehabilitation and cleaning operations, a total of 1065 died by the end of 1990.

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