Rare footage from inside Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant’s control room shows the devastating aftermath of the infamous catastrophe. The Chernobyl nuclear disaster saw a series of explosions and a subsequent fire at the fourth reactor, releasing radioactive fallout into the surrounding countryside. More than eight million people were exposed to elevated levels of radiation as a result of the continent-wide crisis which took place on April 26, 1986. Eerie footage shows how the high-tech instrumentation that once operated the Soviet power plant have been left to gather rust.
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