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Chernobyl Was Once a Beautiful City in Ukraine. How It Looks Today? Heartbreaking

On April 26, 1986, the worst and costliest accident in the history of the world happened in Chernobyl, Ukraine. It was a catastrophic nuclear accident with an estimated 125,000 casualties. Right after the accident, 200,000 people were evacuated. It has become a ghost city since then.

To this day, access to the area is strictly guarded due to the abnormally high radiation. The photos below will give anyone a chill to the bone.

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Equipment used in cleaning up were abandoned on the spot.

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These are the monument of rescuers. Many of them are now dead from cancer.

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Real time radiation level.

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These are Przewalski’s horses that have been released in the area, which now serves as a natural preserve.

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Access to the city is strictly guarded.

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We hope that we've all learned a great lesson from this worst man-made disaster in history, and do our absolute best to stop something like this from ever happening again.

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