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Nuclear accident site. Control room of the Tomsk-7 nuclear fuel reprocessing plant. On 6 April 1993 a storage tank exploded while being cleaned with nitric acid. A cloud of radioactive vapours was released into the surrounding area, although very little harm was done. Photographed shortly after the event in 1993.
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