Forest near Chernobyl power plant on fireChristian Fernsby ▼ | April 4, 2020
A forest has caught fire in the exclusion zone around the former nuclear power plant at Chernobyl in Ukraine.
Ukraine Chernobyl forest fire
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Two fire-fighting planes and a helicopter were also deployed.
Radioactive radiation still present from the 1986 nuclear accident made fighting the fire more difficult, the agency said, adding that there was no danger to the population. ■