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The 1986 site of a nuclear reactor accident near Kiev, Ukraine, which was caused by a steam explosion. It is the worst nuclear power plant disaster in history and the only level 7 instance on the International Nuclear Event Scale. It resulted in a massive release of radioactivity following a power excursion which destroyed the reactor
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