Giant shield-like structure covers nuclear reactor
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Chernobyl shield completion like 'closing a nuclear wound'

A giant shield built to cover a damaged nuclear reactor in Chernobyl, Ukraine has been moved into place.

An explosion at the reactor in 1986 sent a cloud of radioactive material into the air, causing a public health and environmental emergency across Europe.

Tom Burridge reports.

  • 29 Nov 2016
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