|Chernobyl Nuclear Plant|
KYIV, Ukraine - - It has been 25th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster took place in 1986. The No. 4 reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded on April 26, 1986, becoming the world’s worst nuclear accident.
Ukrainians lit thin wax candles and a bell tolled 25 times for the number of years that have passed since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster as the world began marking the anniversary Tuesday of the worst nuclear accident in history.
A group of 87 NGOs in Japan restated demands to accomplish ‘‘a nuclear-free society’’ on Tuesday, the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, at a time when a nuclear crisis is continuing in Japan at the Fukushima Dai-chi power plant.
On the state of the Fukushima plant, the statement said the reactors there "have not achieved cold shut down. The situation continues to be unpredictable."
The No. 4 reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded on April 26, 1986, becoming the world’s worst nuclear accident.