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Updated: 2014-08-08 08:56


Ghost Town of Pripyat, Ukraine


Children's toys and gas masks, covered by radioactive dust, are seen on beds in an abandoned kindergarten in the ghost town of Pripyat on March 10, 2006, in Ukraine. [Photo/IC]

Pripyat, built nearly a mile from the plant to house the Chernobyl nuclear power plant's workers, was evacuated within hours after the April 26, 1986 explosion. As Ukrainians slept on April 26, 1986, a reactor at the nuclear power station exploded in the world's worst nuclear accident. Within two months, 29 station workers and firefighters were dead.