Smoke detected at crippled Chernobyl power plant – Ukraine nuclear watchdog

Smoke detected at crippled Chernobyl power plant – Ukraine nuclear watchdog
Smoke detected at crippled Chernobyl power plant – Ukraine nuclear watchdog

Published time: 13 Jun, 2017 18:18

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Ukraine’s nuclear regulatory body reported smoke at one of the rooms at Unit 3 in Chernobyl, adding that it was briefly “liquidated” by the state emergency personnel and the radiological situation at the site has not changed following the incident.

“At 15:57 pm we’ve received information from Chernobyl nuclear power plant about smoke in room 509 of Power Unit Three. At 16:00 the smoke was liquidated by the State Emergency Service staff,” a statement issued by the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine reads.

“The radiological situation in the third power unit and the station’s territory has not changed,” it added. 

No further details were immediately available.

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